Writing the Land: Maine
Writing the Land: Maine is an anthology of 13 land trusts and 27 poets who wrote poems inspired by their adopted lands throughout Maine. Information about the land trusts and lands open to the public is included within each chapter as well as the poems. Purchase your copy from any participating land trust.
“Writing the Land is an attempt to honor nature and our relationship with it in a way that is as equitable and transparent as it is deep and entangled. We intend to be as inclusive—to humans and places—as we hope the mantle of protection that land trusts offer can be. Our work will never be complete but gains strength, depth, beauty, and energy in a multitude of voices.” —-Lis McLoughlin, editor
More Stories from the Coast
Lessons from the Hill by 2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Sadie Woodruff
A writer and her young daughter explore a city park near their home.
In a changing climate, protecting connected woods and waters becomes increasingly important to help plants and animals survive.
“I immediately fell in love with the people and the land and now I want to do whatever I can to help out.”
2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Daniel Snider recounts his summer spent on MDI monitoring trails up and down the coast.