Pierce Pond is part of the Bagaduce River watershed, the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the Blue Hill Peninsula. Over the past several years, MCHT has worked with partners to restore the watershed and enhance fish passage for alewives.
Little Whaleboat Island in Casco Bay has long been used and loved by locals. Now for sale, that access could be cut off. MCHT is working to protect Little Whaleboat Island and open it permanently to the public.
The rocky beach on Blue Horizons Preserve in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island is a spectacular spot to watch the sun set on a summer evening.
Currently Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Royal River Conservation Trust (RRCT), and Freeport Conservation Trust (FCT) are working together to conserve 220-acres on the river, protecting critical salt marsh and creating a new public preserve.
In recent years, through a series of conservation projects, MCHT has conserved nearly the entire periphery of Forbes Pond.
Located in Owls Head and not far from the mainland, 225-acre Monroe Island is an MCHT preserve boasting classic Maine coast scenery.
In this video, we’re floating up a stretch of Meadow Brook, which is part of the Bagaduce River watershed, the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the Blue Hill Peninsula.
The Schoodic peninsula, east of Mount Desert Island, is a beautiful, wild, and rugged place.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust led a collaboration with MCHT and other partners to protect 1,400 acres of watershed land surrounding Mirror Lake
York Land Trust, MCHT, and several other partners have worked together over the years to protect this special place in Southern Maine.
The Orange River in Washington County is one of the least developed coastal river systems remaining on the east coast.
The Muscle Ridge Channel is known for its string of beautiful, secluded islands and abundant wildlife.
A multi-year collaboration with Crabtree Neck Land Trust, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, and the State of Maine has resulted in the conservation of significant ecological lands and a walkable rail trail in this remote part of the coast.
The Goslings in Casco Bay have longed been used and loved by locals in the area. In 2014, donors to MCHT successfully conserved the islands, ensuring they’d always be open to the public as preserves.
Little Long Pond is owned and managed by the Land and Garden Preserve and is free and open to the public.