Tim Glidden, President of Maine Coast Heritage Trust, says conservation is about more than protecting land—it’s about holding open the door to experiences in nature that shape and connect us across time. Read more
On my first day on the job at Coastal Mountains Land Trust, I hopped in the truck with another intern, Max, and we sped off to the hardware store appointed with the task of purchasing roofing shingles. That’s right, roofing shingles… Read more
Think you need a boat of your own to get to Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s island preserves? Well, think again. For example, Vinalhaven, the largest and most populated island in Penobscot Bay, is a 75-minute ferry ride from the mainland and offers expansive preserves and undeveloped islands for exploration—plus a peek into life on an unbridged island. Read more
“I applied for Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Conservation Internship thinking that this experience was going to be something that I would be very comfortable with and do with ease. But in the first week working at Mahoosuc Land Trust, I realized that I had a lot to learn.” Read more
It’s not even July and the Maine Coast Heritage Trust Stewardship staff has already covered a lot of ground—thanks in part to all the volunteers who have pitched in. We are so grateful to all who give their time to help MCHT care for the coast! Read more
On a cold night in early January, Heidi Baker, Aldermere Farm’s Herd Manager, put her young daughters to bed around 7:30, bundled up, and ventured out to the barn to check on the cows before turning in. Heidi’s eyes ached... Read more
At the annual Maine Land Conservation Conference, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) named Barbara Vickery as recipient of the 2017 Espy Land Heritage Award for her exemplary conservation efforts in Maine.
Jay Espy, Barbara Vickery, and... Read more