Hemlock woolly adelgid will kill a healthy hemlock in a matter of years, so it’s critical that people act. Thankfully, Maine’s land trust community is taking a coordinated approach. (APRIL 11, 2023, Topsham, Maine) The hemlock woolly adelgid has made its unfortunate entrance into the state of Maine. According to Maine Forest Service entomologist Colleen Teerling, the…
With over 80 land trusts across the state, the nearly 30-year-old Maine Land Trust Network is unique in the U.S. for its scope, longevity, and purpose.
Acadia National Park will permanently protect shorefront along Northeast Creek and the Island Housing Trust will use three acres for year-round workforce housing
Northeast Wilderness Trust protects upland and freshwater tidal acreage as Forever-Wild in Pittston, Maine
December 25, 2022 — Montpelier, Vermont…Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT) announced today that it has more than 260 acres in Pittston, Maine, including a freshwater tidal zone and an 1.5 mile stretch along the Eastern River, and will form a new forever-wild preserve called the Tidal Bends Wilderness Preserve. Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) supported the…
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Makes Million Dollar Investment to Propel Climate Change Work Along Maine Coast
An anonymous donor is helping to fund the protection of seven saltwater marshes from York County to Washington County as part of a coastwide conservation and restoration initiative.
This land conservation effort protects important salt marsh habitat and will provide a vast outdoor classroom for students.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Announces Progress on Multiyear Effort to Purchase, Protect, and Restore Stone Barn Farm
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Announces Progress on Multiyear Effort to Purchase, Protect, and Restore Stone Barn Farm.
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries and Maine Coast Heritage Trust offering FREE showings of “A Watershed Moment” movie, documenting a historic partnership project.
Blue Hill Heritage Trust, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and The Conservation Fund take a major step toward a permanent conservation solution for land on Wallamatogus Mountain.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Announces $3M Campaign to Support Sustainable Agriculture and Community in Midcoast Maine
The greater part of funds raised will drive a transformation of Aldermere Farm Preserve, a New England saltwater farm from the early 1800s situated on the shores of Penobscot Bay and home to the oldest continuously operated herd of Belted Galloway in the United States.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has named Jerry Bley as recipient of the 2022 Espy Land Heritage Award, an annual award that recognizes an individual, organization, or coalition for exemplary conservation efforts in Maine.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Royal River Conservation Trust, and the Freeport Conservation Trust announced that they have secured the funds needed to protect one of Maine’s most prominent marsh migration projects.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust says that Sheep Island in Owls Head has been secured for conservation in perpetuity and will become a public preserve.
This significant conservation effort further protects an important wildlife corridor—one of the last of its kind on the Eastern Seaboard—and offers opportunities for research, education, and recreation.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust says that with a last-minute surge in giving, it has met the Dec. 31 deadline and raised the final $260,000 needed to secure West Little Whaleboat Island and two smaller islands for conservation and public use. (December 16, 2021 – Topsham, Maine) – Some of the last remaining undeveloped islands in…
Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a statewide land conservation organization, announced today that its board of directors has voted unanimously to appoint Kate Stookey to its top leadership position.