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Island Heritage Trust

Barred Island.

Watching the Eagles on Carney Island

Winter trek at the Tennis Preserve

Contact Information

Main Contact

    Alternate Contact

    • Woody Osbourne, Chair
    • 482 South Deer Isle Road
    • Deer Isle, ME 04627
    • Phone: 348-5274 
    • Email:

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

To conserve significant open space, scenic areas, wildlife habitats, natural resources, historical and cultural features that offer public benefit and are essential to the character of the Deer Isle area.


Deer Isle and surrounding islands in Penobscot Bay

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 3.50
  • Membership: 650
  • Annual Meeting: July
  • Newsletter: IHT Newsletter
  • Acres owned: 620
  • Number of Parcels: 23
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 834.9
  • Number of Parcels: 29
  • Founded: 1987
  • Host 35 poplar Walks and Talks nature programs, workshops, and island trips.
  • Produce¬†school field trips, in-class instruction, and provide school curricula materials.
  • Provide stewardship for¬†40 preserves and islands.
  • Work with island non-profit organizations on joint projects.
  • Have full-time director and office is open year-round.
  • Always looking for new volunteers! Stop in or give us a call.

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