About MCHT

Where the Land Meets the Sea

“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: 50 Years Conserving the Maine Coast

MCHT is celebrating 50 years of keeping the coast Maine. See the story of conservation accomplishments and the vision for continuing the work.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust: Keeping the Coast Maine

This short video showcases the work of Maine Coast Heritage Trust in communities up and down the Maine Coast.

Keep the Coast Maine

Maine Coast Heritage Trust works to Keep the Coast Open, Wild, Working, Heathy….to Keep the Coast Maine.

Youth Education at MCHT

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.

Stewardship at MCHT

Travel with the stewardship crew to Marshall Island and Malaga Island and learn how MCHT cares for our preserves and welcomes visitors.

Land Conservation at MCHT

Working with a committed landowner, the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the University of Maine, MCHT helped conserve a culturally significant peninsula in East Machias.