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Maine Coast Heritage Trust



Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Rich Knox, Director of Communications & Public Policy
  • 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201
  • Topsham, ME 04086
  • Phone: 207-729-7366 |  FAX: 207-729-6863
  • Email: rknox@mcht.org

    Alternate Contact

    • Warren Whitney, Land Trust Program Manager
    • 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201
    • Topsham, ME 04086
    • Phone: 207-729-7366 |  FAX: 207-729-6863
    • Email: wwhitney@mcht.org

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

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.

Region

Statewide

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 45.00
  • Membership: 3700
  • Annual Meeting: November
  • Newsletter: Maine Heritage, published 4 time(s) annually.
  • Acres owned: 12,118.32
  • Number of Parcels: 164
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 20,197.32
  • Number of Parcels: 281
  • Founded: 1970
  • Coordinate the Maine Land Trust Network
  • Publish Infoline e-newsletter every 2-3 weeks
  • Provide technical assistance on land protection projects to communities, private landowners, public agencies and land trusts statewide
  • Host an annual land conservation conference and workshops each spring
  • Inform Maine land trusts of important legislative issues; works with Maine legislature and congressional delegations
  • Established a revolving fund for land acquisition
  • Present annual Espy Land Heritage Award recognizing outstanding voluntary land protection contribution in Maine

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