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For Love of the Coast


Babson Creek Learning Forest

The Babson Creek Learning forest is an ecologically important expanse of woodlands, home to wildlife, wetlands, and vernal pools—it’s also a natural extension of The Community School, a permanent outdoor education space on Mount Desert Island.

Old Pond

Old Pond Marsh

Almost all marshes in New England have been impacted by human disturbance at some point. Alongside partners, MCHT is working to restore Old Pond Marsh to the way it once naturally functioned.


Lanes Island Oysters

Meet Amanda Moeser. Amanda is the owner/operator of Lanes Island Oysters—a small sustainably run oyster farm directly off the shores of MCHT’s Lanes Island Preserve in Yarmouth.