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
MCHT land steward Melissa Lee brings you on a tour of Bog Brook Cove, a stunning Bold Coast preserve.
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.
Join MCHT land steward Caleb Jackson on a tour of this small but special preserve, and learn a little bit about the history of the land.
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.
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.
Through generous donor support, MCHT conserved and opened to the public 120 acres of Clark Island earlier this summer.
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.