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MCHT Summer Stewardship Crew Gears Up

This year we welcome 7 summer staff (in addition to our summer help at Aldermere Farm) to help our Regional Stewards keep Maine’s coast beautiful and accessible. If you’re visiting an MCHT Preserve this summer, and see a hard-working steward, say hi and thank them for their good work!

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Maine Land Trust Network

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Learn about the Maine Land Trust Network, a program of MCHT that builds and sustains the quality and effectiveness of land conservation organizations statewide, or find your local land trust.

Help Protect Maine’s Coast

  • Lower Weskeag Fields and Forests

    In partnership with Georges River Land Trust and the Maine Department of Island Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine Coast Heritage Trust is leading an effort to conserve 238 acres on the lower Weskeag.

  • Help Protect High Island

    MCHT has an opportunity to protect this scenic island centrally located between Long Cove and Tenants Harbor in Saint George.

MCHT News

  • Governor LePage Withholding Land Conservation Funding

    10 March, 2015

    For the second time in three years, Governor Paul LePage is holding up voter-approved bond funds from the State’s Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) Program.

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  • Embracing a Winter Wonderland

    03 March, 2015

    Maine people have enjoyed prime snow and ice conditions throughout the state this winter – between shoveling snow, clearing roofs and finding ways to stay warm! In fact, Maine Coast Heritage Trust has hosted a number of recent events offering a wide variety of ways to embrace the winter season.

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  • New Lands to Discover

    21 January, 2015

    2014 was a busy year for coastal land protection efforts.  Maine Coast Heritage Trust (in partnership with Federal, State, and local partners) protected more than 1,400 acres from Cumberland County to Cobscook Bay.

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  • State and Municipal Funds Bolster Coastal Land Conservation

    16 January, 2015

    2014 was a strong year for land conservation projects on Maine’s coast, many of which received funding from state and municipal sources. Projects ranged from protecting popular hunting and fishing areas, to expanding downtown riverfront access to ensuring scenic islands remain available to the public for outdoor exploration.

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Read the Summer 2014 Maine Heritage Newsletter