Videos

A Coastal Moment from the Cousins River, Yarmouth and Freeport, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from Forbes Pond Preserve, Gouldsboro, Maine

In recent years, through a series of conservation projects, MCHT has conserved nearly the entire periphery of Forbes Pond.

A Coastal Moment from Monroe Island Preserve, Owls Head, Maine

Located in Owls Head and not far from the mainland, 225-acre Monroe Island is an MCHT preserve boasting classic Maine coast scenery.

A Coastal Moment from the Blue Hill Peninsula, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from the Schoodic Peninsula, Maine

The Schoodic peninsula, east of Mount Desert Island, is a beautiful, wild, and rugged place.

A Coastal Moment from Mirror Lake, Rockport, Maine

Coastal Mountains Land Trust led a collaboration with MCHT and other partners to protect 1,400 acres of watershed land surrounding Mirror Lake

Take a Tour – Bog Brook Cove Preserve in Cutler and Trescott, Maine

MCHT land steward Melissa Lee brings you on a tour of Bog Brook Cove, a stunning Bold Coast preserve.

A Coastal Moment from the York River, Maine

York Land Trust, MCHT, and several other partners have worked together over the years to protect this special place in Southern Maine.

A Coastal Moment from the Orange River, Whiting, Maine

The Orange River in Washington County is one of the least developed coastal river systems remaining on the east coast.

Take a Tour – Lookout Rock Preserve in Brooksville, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from the Muscle Ridge Channel near Owls Head, Maine

The Muscle Ridge Channel is known for its string of beautiful, secluded islands and abundant wildlife.

A Coastal Moment from Old Pond in Hancock, Maine

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.

Conserving Maine’s Coast: From a Ripple to a Roar

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.

Take a Tour – Clark Island Preserve, St. George, Maine

Through generous donor support, MCHT conserved and opened to the public 120 acres of Clark Island earlier this summer. 

A Coastal Moment from The Goslings, Casco Bay, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from Little Long Pond, Seal Harbor, Maine

Little Long Pond is owned and managed by the Land and Garden Preserve and is free and open to the public.