The story of how MCHT, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, and other partners worked together to protect and connect Rockport’s Beech Hill and Erickson Fields Preserves.
Twenty years ago, MCHT projects and partner projects made up roughly 10% of the total number of publicly accessible shore sites along the coast of Maine. Today, land trusts own and manage 46% of those sites.
In March of 2020, the Hartline sons and their families gifted the Old Point property in Lamoine to Maine Coast Heritage Trust to own and manage as a public preserve.
MCHT President Tim Glidden reflects on the land conservation community’s response to recent national crises.
Soon after moving to Owls Head, Dave Waddell found and fell for Monroe Island Preserve. Here he shares what he loves about it.
A frequent visitor to Maine Coast Heritage Trust preserves tells us why Harriman Point in Brooklin is his favorite.
Mainers, it’s alewife time! Head to your local alewife stream and snap some wildlife pictures for Facebook and Instagram. Tag your photos #BillionsofFish to enter to win prizes from MCHT and partner organizations.
Poem by Samaa Abdurraqib, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate peoples’ deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
While practicing social distancing, you can get outside and enjoy the health benefits—both physical and mental—of MCHT’s public preserves.
MCHT works with the community of Brooksville to protect public access to a local beach
MCHT, the town of St. George, and Georges River Land Trust come together to protect special places in the midcoast for the public to enjoy.
This Mount Desert Island project offers potential for expanded public access to a lovely trail system and programming.
An Ecology and Environmental Science student and MCHT conservation intern develops personal and professional skills and gains experience in invasive species management.
A student from Virginia is happy to find himself in Maine, living and working near “one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.”
A lover of the natural world, Conservation Intern Brooklyn Washburn says it’s important to conserve land for plants, animals, and for people—so that more may fall in love like she did.