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Coastal Mountains Land Trust


The Coastal Mountains Land Trust was one of 39 Land Trusts nationally to receive accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance.


The historic sod-roofed stone hut on our Beech Hill Preserve has recently been restored. In addition to the hut, the 295-acre preserve offers two hiking trails, organic blueberry barrens, spectacular views, and prime bird habitat. Photo Credit: Judy Berk.


The Ducktrap River Preserve protects one of the last rivers to host an indigenous run of endangered wild Atlantic salmon.

Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Ian Stewart, Executive Director
  • 101 Mount Battie Street
  • Camden, ME 04843
  • Phone: 207-236-7091 |  FAX: 207-236-0612
  • Email: ians@coastalmountains.org

    Alternate Contact

    • Polly Jones, Office Manager
    • 101 Mt. Battie St.
    • Camden, ME 04843
    • Phone: 207-236-7091 |  FAX: 207-236-0612
    • Email: pollyj@coastalmountains.org

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

We permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of western Penobscot Bay.

Region

Rockport, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville, Northport, Belmont, Belfast, Morrill, Waldo, Swanville, Brooks, Knox, Searsport, Stockton Springs, and Prospect.

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 5.00
  • Membership: 1700
  • Annual Meeting: late summer
  • Newsletter: Landscapes
  • Acres owned: 4,870
  • Number of Parcels: 72
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 3,323
  • Number of Parcels: 66
  • Founded: 1986
  • The Coastal Mountains Land Trust was one of 39 Land Trusts nationally to receive accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance in 2008.

  • Coordinator for the Ducktrap Coalition
  • Conducting a campaign to conserve 3,470 acres of the Bald and Ragged Mountains
  • Conducting a campaign to create a 3-mile public access corridor, the Passagassawakeag Greenway, in Belfast
  • Provide stewardship for Simonton Corner Quarry Preserve owned by The Nature Conservancy
  • Member, Penobscot Bay Land Trust Alliance
  • Member, Maine Land Trust Network
  • Member, Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition
  • Member, Maine Association of Non-Profits

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