Favorite Tree – The Trail, The Blood, and The Fisher
A story about Kirk’s new favorite tree and the lessons it taught him.
A Calendar of My Own
If you live in Maine (or New England for that matter) you’ve probably experienced the turbulent transition from winter to spring. MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen has a solution and it involves using a calendar of his own creation.
Tips for Avoiding Ticks
The best way to avoid diseases like Lyme is to learn the risk of tick bites, and how to prevent and treat them.
What’s Your Favorite (Porcu)sign?
Tracking wildlife isn’t always about finding wildlife. More often than not, it’s about what you can learn from the clues that have been left behind. But sometimes, you might just be pleasantly surprised!
Pitching In to Save Little Whaleboat Island
A Brunswick business—Paul’s Marina—steps up to help save Little Whaleboat Island in Casco Bay.
Friendly Neighborhood Thissells
“Neighborhood.” When you think about your neighborhood, you might be thinking about the people that live down the street or across the road. For Nature Bum, Kirk Gentalen, the word “neighborhood” extends beyond people. But, every once in a while, Kirk finds himself enjoying time with his human-neighbors. And even considers them friends!
Ice Is My Happy Place
Most ice skaters don’t quite understand why Kirk Gentalen spends so much time on the ice and so little in ice skates. But to Kirk, the magic of a frozen marsh goes beyond ice skating. The magic lies in the stories a frozen world can tell and the wildlife that lives in it!
Go with the Flow
A celebration of the first snow and the story of how Kirky (yep, he called himself Kirky) got his groove back.
Welcome, Kate Stookey – Our New President and CEO
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is excited to announce new president and CEO Kate Stookey, who will begin her new position in February of 2022.
MCHT president Tim Glidden speaks to MCHT’s immutable qualities and lessons learned from supporters over his decade in service to the coast.
Why Rivers Matter in a Changing Climate
Protecting connected habitats is key to making the coast more resilient to climate change, and healthy, free-flowing rivers are among the most important types of connected habitats.
Creating Common Ground
MCHT helped conserve a few downtown acres in Milbridge in 2017. Four years later, this land has been transformed into the Milbridge Commons Wellness Park—a place where people can walk by the water, play, and pick free produce.
Celebrating Tim Glidden’s Career in Conservation
MCHT’s board chair Tom Armstrong offers a note of thanks to Tim Glidden upon his retirement.
Meeting People Where They Are
MCHT is teaming up with partners in the Midcoast to provide food grown on conserved land for share tables at community centers like libraries, churches, and doctors offices.
Sheep Island Stays Open
With the conservation of Sheep Island, MCHT offers a trio of great island preserves in Owls Head.