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.
These hot midsummer days aren’t good for much except swimming, lemonade sipping, and dragonfly spotting.
MCHT protected Lookout Rock in Brooksville in the spring of 2018. Since then, stewards have been hard at work turning it into a public preserve.
Every spring, bird and mammal populations swell. But as the summer goes on, populations dwindle. What’s this about?
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen falls for Maine’s native flowers—and tells you all about some of his favorites.
After decades of loving and caring for land on Beals Island, a woman and her family make the decision to conserve it through Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
When songbirds migrate through Maine in the spring, you better believe MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen is outside listening and looking for warblers.
MCHT President Tim Glidden pauses to take stock of where the organization is in the spring of 2019, and where we go from here.
When Melissa Lee joined MCHT’s stewardship staff in 1999, she also began a program—The Lubec Outing Club—to get local kids outside. Twenty years later, it’s still going strong.