There's no place like the Maine coast...
...and we’re on a mission to keep it open, healthy, working, and beautiful.
Become an Anchor and join the community of people making a difference every month. More trails, campsites, boat launches, places to get outside. A coast more resilient to climate change. That's what you make possible.
Putting Your Donations to Work
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Stories from the Coast
Trail by Trail, a More Accessible Maine
Enock Glidden is helping Maine land trusts make their trails more accessible.Read More
Winter Mid-Season Grade: So Far, So Good
This winter hasn’t been the coldest, or the snowiest, and it definitely hasn’t been the iciest, but even so, Kirk knows there’ve been no shortage of lessons to be learned!Read More
Writing the Land: Maine
“Writing the Land is an attempt to honor nature and our relationship with it in a way that is as equitable and transparent as it is deep and entangled. We intend to be as inclusive—to humans and places—as we hope the mantle of protection that land trusts offer can be.”Read More
Late Season Peeping
We know why Peepers peep in spring, it’s to mate. At that time, their common name makes perfect sense. But why do Spring Peepers peep in the fall? In this Nature Bummin’ column, MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen sets out to solve the mystery of the Fall Peeper.Read More
All of us at Maine Coast Heritage Trust mourn the passing of Peter Blanchard, a true champion for the Maine coast.Read More
What We’re Working on Now
Learn more about our ongoing conservation efforts and how you can make a difference for the Maine coast through specific causes or places you care about.
Initiatives to Make the Maine Coast More Resilient to Climate Change
Special Projects, Programs, and Campaigns
Videos from the Coast
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Stay up to date on important conservation news, field trips and events, and how you can help care for the coast.