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Maine Coast Heritage Trust

General Description

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological value, outdoor recreational opportunities, and contribution to community well-being. MCHT provides statewide conservation leadership through its work with land trusts, coastal communities and other partners.

Centennial Plans

Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s land conservation partnership with Acadia National Park began with the Trust’s founding in 1970, and represents an important chapter in the modern conservation history of the Park. A central part of Acadia’s legacy is that of permanently conserving land—for its scenic, recreational, ecological and spiritual value.

As part of the 2016 Centennial celebration, MCHT is planning field trips to showcase conserved lands around the Acadian Archipelago. We are also working with conservation partners to organize and present a “Conservation in the 21st Century” lecture series.


1034 Main Street
Mount Desert, Maine 04660
(207) 244-5100