The summer of 2021 was all about mushrooms, of all varieties. MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen focuses in on the extraordinary Hydnaceae mushrooms, also known as “toothed” mushrooms. Yeah, you’ll want to read more.
Lots of rain in July meant lots of mushrooms in the summer of 2021. And of course MCHT lands steward Kirk Gentalen couldn’t be happier about it.
MCHT land steward reflects on what he calls “baby bird time.” In late June, bird migration has waned somewhat but there’s still plenty to see in the backyard.
Our approach to managing invasive plants: know what invasive plants are present on a property, remove small to moderate infestations, respond immediately to new infestations, and monitor regularly.
MCHT President Tim Glidden reflects on our mission and how our organization has adapted to meet that mission in a changing world.
Kirk Gentalen couldn’t host a spring bird walk at Erickson Fields this year, but he walked the preserve himself nonetheless and saw some cool birds!
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen teases some of the fun nature videos he has in store for you in the spring and summer of 2020.
It’s early spring and MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen is all about woodfrog eggs and owl pellets.
Les Hyde was a passionate advocate for land conservation in the midcoast. We honor him and his lasting impact on the coast with a special granite bench at Clark Island Preserve.
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen tells us about one of his favorite fall flowers and the hummingbirds you’ll find taking in its nectar.
Every had one of those days? Ellie the cow did when she tried to track down her buddy Cooper in a distant field at Aldermere Farm.
“Working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust I got my feet wet and experienced first-hand what it’s like behind the scenes of a land trust.”
When she began her work as an MCHT Conservation Intern at Woodie Wheaton Land Trust, Kaia knew little to nothing about land trusts—that’s no longer the case.
Just add water, and mushrooms arrive in full force—even in the generally hot and dry summer months.