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Mt. Agamenticus to the Sea Conservation Initiative

Brave Boat Harbor, Cutts and Gerrish Islands provide unique coastal habitat within the Mt Agamenticus to the Sea focus region.

The Mount Agamenticus region viewed from the Gulf of Maine: the largest unfragmented coastal forest between Acadia National Park and the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

The York River with Mt Agamenticus in the background. The York River watershed may be the most ecologically and biologically diverse coastal drainage area for its size in southern Maine.

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Mission Statement

To conserve the diverse landscapes encompassing the York River, the Brave Boat Harbor Estuary,Gerrish and Cutts Islands and the Mt Agamenticus region. Ten Partners: The Nature Conservancy, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, Maine Inland Fish and Wildlife Service, Trust for Public Lands, York Land Trust, Great Works Regional Land Trust, Kittery Land Trust, York Rivers Assoc., Wells National Estuarine Reseach Reserve


Mount Agamenticus and Tatnic Hills, York River and York Pond, Brave Boat Harbor and Gerrish Island

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 2.00
  • Membership: Ten Organizations
  • Annual Meeting: Bi-Monthly Meetings
  • Acres owned: 10,000 owned and conservation easement
    • Founded: 2003
      Working together as a coaltion of ten conservation organizations in a shared vision of landscape-wide conservation activities. Community presentations and open space discussions to build capacity for land conservation within the six municpalities encompassed in the Mt Agamenticus to the Sea focus region.

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