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What We’re Working On Now

View of Monroe Island from the air

The Monroe Island Project Opening a Wild Pen Bay Island to the Public

At 225 acres, Monroe Island is one of the largest undeveloped islands in the Midcoast.

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The Schoodic to Schoodic Initiative Saving a Wildlife Corridor Connecting Inland Forest to the Sea

Along the Maine coast there are few places left where wildlife can roam to and from rocky shores and inland woods seeking food and refuge.

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The Islands Initiative Keeping Iconic Islands Wild & Open

The Maine coast is famous around the world for its islands.

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The Marshes for Tomorrow Initiative Protecting Maine’s Salt Marshes as Sea Level Rises

Did you know that salt marshes are taking care of you?

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The Woodward Point Project Creating a Large Coastal Preserve in Southern Maine

This spectacular property covers most of Woodward Point in the upper reaches of Casco Bay and is one of the few remaining undeveloped waterfront parcels of this size in Southern Maine. The property covers more than 80 acres and has over two miles of shoreline along two peninsulas on the New Meadows River in Brunswick.

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The Orange River Watershed Initiative Bringing Fish—and Jobs—Back to Eastern Maine

Maine Coast Heritage Trust is working in partnership with a group of organizations committed to restoring the health of coastal rivers and watersheds in eastern Maine.

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The Rivers Initiative Restoring the Life Blood of the Coast

Generations ago, Maine’s free-flowing rivers surged through vast forests and out into the Gulf of Maine, transporting fresh water, nutrients, and billions of fish...

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View of Clark Island from the air

The Clark Island Project Securing Public Access to a Beloved Midcoast Island

Many in the Midcoast know Clark Island in St. George. Like Mackworth Island in Falmouth or Sears Island in Searsport, Clark is one of those rare islands connected by a causeway.

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