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Growing Future Farmers

In 2014, young farmers and gardeners gathered at Maine Coast Heritage Trust's Erickson Fields Preserve and Aldermere Farm in Rockport to hone their agricultural skills. Read more.

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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

  • Long Point, Machias Bay

    MCHT has an opportunity to expand the Long Point Preserve in Machias Bay and increase access for clammers, hikers, and birdwatchers.
  • 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.
  • Help Improve New Clapboard Island Preserve

    Maine Coast Heritage Trust has purchased 15 acres on the northeast corner of Clapboard Island, but we still need to raise additional funds to pay for ongoing stewardship.

MCHT News

Bog Brook Blueberry Bonanza

Two years after the successful transition to organic, harvesters have enjoyed a record crop of blueberries at Maine Coast Heritage Trust's Bog Brook Cove Preserve. [read more]

Island Preserve Ablaze

In late September, North Haven residents and boaters who were enjoying summer-like weather in the heart of Penobscot Bay suddenly experienced scenes of Calderwood Island going up in flames. [read more]

Goslings Islands Campaign Complete

Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, today announced that it has met its fundraising goal of $925,000 to purchase the Goslings Islands in Harpswell from the family of William E. and Jean R. "Polly" Soule, and keep them open to the public. [read more]

Read the Summer 2014 Maine Heritage Newsletter

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