The Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Internship Program was created to pair college students with host conservation organizations; it offers interns paid experience in conservation while providing host organizations assistance with their seasonal work. Our hope is that this mutually beneficial experience will have a lasting impact on the future of land conservation in Maine.
On the eve of Tim Glidden’s retirement from Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Tom Armstrong, the chair of MCHT’s board of directors, sits down with Tim to discuss his hopes and dreams for the future of the Maine coast and Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust has been conserving land in the Seal Cove Pond area for decades. Now, we’re turning our attention to restoring fish passage from Seal Cove to Seal Cove Pond.
In the summer of 2019, Timothy P. Wilson reached out to MCHT with the idea to make paintings inspired by conserved lands.
Come see the work done last summer at the Mill Pond at Walker Pond outlet in Brooksville.
Maine’s coast, full of inviting beaches, snug harbors, bold cliffs, sheltered bays, jagged peninsulas, and tidal estuaries, runs a remarkable 3,500 miles long. This film explores the complex efforts of protecting fragile habitats and threatened ecosystems, while preserve the coast’s astounding beauty and unique places for recreation.
“I grew up learning how to canoe down tidal rivers, how to dive under a wave, how to reach into tide pools to find moon snails I could put my lips to and hum.”
MCHT is celebrating 50 years of keeping the coast Maine. See the story of conservation accomplishments and the vision for continuing the work.
MCHT has been partnering with the town of Penobscot and people like fisheries activist Bailey Bowden to protect and restore the Bagaduce River and bring back alewives to this coastal watershed.
What kind of coast will we leave to future generations? In this short video, a woman reflects on this question and offers a hopeful vision for the future.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust works to Keep the Coast Open, Wild, Working, Heathy….to Keep the Coast Maine.
David Trahan, director of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, speaks to the importance of land conservation in sustaining the tradition of hunting in Maine.
In the summer of 2017, we collaborated with Portland-based nonprofit The Telling Room to bring young writers out to the Goslings to experience wild Casco Bay and write about what they felt and saw.
We’re working to protect and restore Maine’s coastal rivers, creating recreational and economic opportunities and bringing more life back to the Gulf of Maine.
MCHT Preserves are places which provide unique learning opportunities. Find out how Regional Steward Billy Helprin coordinates MCHT’s “Kids Can Grow” program on Mount Desert Island.