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Consultants with expertise in Stewardship & Land Protection

MCHT does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this list, nor does it guarantee in any manner the quality of service provided by these individuals. If you provide consultant services and would like to be included on this list, contact Donna Bissett at .


First NameLast NamePositionOrganizationAddressCityStateZipBusiness PhoneEmailWebsiteNotes
Wright-Pierce11 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 140TopshamME04086(207) 725-8721
https://www.wright-pierce.com/office/topsham/Water, wastewater and infrastructure engivneering services
Maine Conservation Corps54 Independence DriveAugustaME04330(207) 624-6085https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mcc Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) engages AmeriCorps members in service to accomplish a wide array of conservation initiatives, including: trail construction and maintenance, water quality monitoring, shoreline restoration, habitat management, invasive mapping, and much more. MCC staff can provide project planning assistance and advisement on funding opportunities. Get things done while fostering the next generation of conservation leaders!
Forrest BellFB Environmental Associates, LLC97A Exchange Street Suite 305PortlandME04101-5016(207) 221-6699https://fbenvironmental.com/GIS mapping, easement documentation, volunteer training, ecological services including wildlife, wetland, and vernal pool assessments. Also natural resource inventories and conservation planning. Experience serving on land trust board.
Jerome A. BleyLand Use & EnvironmentalCreative Conservation, LLC27 Giles RoadReadfieldME04355-4138(207) 685-3872http://www.creativeconservation.org/Assists land trusts with complex land conservation projects. Works with landowners (particularly families) to plan future of lands.
Christopher BranchSenior Project EngineerSebago Technics, Inc.75 John Roberts Road Ste 1ASouth PortlandME04106-6963(207) 856-0277https://www.sebagotechnics.com/Multi-disciplinary civil engineering firm serving both public and private clients in northern New England
Barbara E. BrusilaMid-Maine Forestry1320 Western RoadWarrenME04864-4463(207) 273-4046http://www.mofga.net/MyProfile/tabid/88/asuid/2030/Default.aspxFSC Certified Resource Manager; has done work for MCHT, MVLT, CMLT, and GRLT.
Harold BurnettTwo Trees ForestryPost Office Box 356WinthropME04364-0356(207) 377-7196https://www.twotreesforestry.com/about.shtmlSustainable forest resource management. GIS mapping. Has done work for Chewonki Foundation, TNC, KLT, SRLT, and SWOAM.
SalDeCarliScientistEA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc301 Metro Center Boulevard, Suite 102WarwickRI02886(401) 736-3440 x1819http://eaest.com/EA Engineering, Science, and Technology is a Public Benefit Corporation, and was founded with a focus on improving water quality and aquatic habitats throughout the US. That focus remains and now includes other services exclusively focused on improving the environment. EA is the exclusive environmental services provider supporting NOAA and its National Marine Fisheries Center Habitat Restoration Center in the North Atlantic and Great Lakes region and also supports numerous ecosystem restoration/enhancement projects for USFWS, USDA-NRCS, and non-profit entities throughout New England.
Russell A. DeContiDeConti Environmental Planning339 Durgintown RoadHiramME04041-3609Protected area planning & management, technical assistance for land trusts
Alison C. DibbleStewards LLCPost Office Box 321BrooklinME04616-0321(207) 359-4659Ecological inventory, plant conservation, pollinator habitat planning; has done work for CMLT & GPMCT
Christopher DorionSoil scientistC.C. Dorion Geological Services200 High Street, Suite #2DPortlandME4101(207) 944-9049  http://www.doriongeologicalservices.comWetlands/limnology services; erosion and sediment control, cert. soil scientist
David EversBiodiversity Research Institute276 Canco Road LowerPortlandME04103-4347(207) 839-7600http://www.briloon.org/servicesGeorges River Land Trust has used them for management plans
Virginia FarleyLand Trust ConsultantSustainability Leaders Network30 Linden RoadHartlandVT05048-8104http://www.sustainabilityleadersnetwork.org/fellows/virginia-farley/Occasional consultant to non-profit conservation organizations conducting workshops, courses, and seminars on reflective conservation leadership, climate change, land conservation, and sense of place.
Arnie FessendenFessenden Geo-Environmental ServicesPost Office Box 2097BangorME04402-2097(207) 947-3184Environmental assessments and Haz Waste Assessments
Tim ForresterProfessional Wetland ScientistAtlantic Environmental LLC135 River RoadWoolwichME4579(207) 837-2199http://atlanticenviromaine.com/Professional Wetland Scientist #1933 has worked in Environmental Consulting for 13 yrs. Also does marine work such as eelgrass mapping, permiting, functional assesments, etc.
Morgan W. GoodaleBiodiversity Research Institute276 Canco RoadPortlandME04103(207) 839-7600http://www.briloon.org/servicesGeorges River Land Trust has used them for management plans
Ann KearsleyAnn Kearsley DesignPO Box 716PortlandME04104(207) 756-8899http://annkearsley.com/Ecologically based landscape design, connecting landscape form, spatial structure and client programming to the dynamics of a site's natural systems. Has worked for Wolfe's Neck Center.
RodneyKelshawStantec30 Park DriveTopshamME04086(207) 944-6776https://www.stantec.com/en/offices/united-states-locations/maine-offices-filtered/topsham-maine-officeOur Topsham office offers a full line of land trust support services including botanical surveys, invasive species control, baseline documentation, wetlands and vernal pool surveys, wildlife surveys, soil surveys, GIS and mapping support, and regulatory permitting. We are committed to our local communities and embody the Stantec philosophy of “designing with community in mind”!
Abby King(207) 740-8753Public policy and advocacy; communications; stewardship; development; administration; program management; guiding & outdoor recreation
ErikLemaOwnerBasswood Environmental LLC32 Brentwood RoadCape ElizabethME04107(207) 518-8442Invasive plant removal projects, wetland delineation, rare plant surveys and various other environmental consulting/permitting activities.
Donald LeuchsConservation ConsultantDon Leuchs52 Bog RoadNorth LebanonME04027Support services for LT including baseline data
JakeMaierLicensed ForesterJM Forestry90 Lower Falls RdOrlandME04472(207) 358-0563http://jmforestry.comlicensed forester in ME, serving central Maine from Gouldsboro to Camden and north to Dover-Foxcroft.
Technical Service Provider for NRCS, writes forest management plans supervise logging and general management and can help with application for the Tree Growth Tax Program. Inspector for the Tree Farm System. Has done work for Coastal Mtns LT, Great Pond Mtn LT, Sears Island and MCHT.
Janet S. McMahonEcologistJanet McMahonPost Office Box 302WaldoboroME04572-0302(207) 832-6067NRIs, management plans, landscape-scale conservation planning (identifying focus areas and potential terrestrial and aquatic corridors). Recent work: 12 Rivers Conservation Initiative, GPMCT, BHHT, PWA, SWLA.
Aaron MegquierMaine Ecosystems LLC28 Cornerstone DriveBelmontME04952-3001(207) 975-3787NRI/ management plans/botanical inventories, rare/invasive plant surveys
Jonathan MilneAtlantic/Midwest Conservation Project ManagerLighthawk527 Tiffany RoadSidneyME04330-2040(207) 547-3584Baseline data documentation, etc.; monitoring, management plans, GIS mapping; has worked for MWWT, KLT, BRLT, TPL
Caroline B. NordenConsultantCaroline Norden36 Baker StreetYarmouthME04096-7928Land conservation & land use, org. mgmt., strategic planning, HR, AYO-trained
Jim NordgrenConsultantJN Land Trust Services38 Bouton RoadSouth SalemNY10590-1438(914) 763-5740http://www.jnlandtrustservices.comManagement plans, GIS mapping, LTA accreditation, open space plans, conservation easements. Moving to Maine
Nancy PerlsonIndependent ConsultantNancy Perlson52 Winslow Pond RoadMadrid TwpME04966-5633(207) 492-1556Former ED of Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (18 yrs), grant writing, fundraising feasibility studies, land acquisition project management, baseline data documentation, capital campaigns, land owner and community outreach and project development
ErinQuigleyPrincipalKingfisher Conservation & Recreation LLCPortlandME(603) 498-1451https://kingfisherconservation.com/offers a wide range of consulting services in land conservation, natural resource management, and outdoor recreation. Hire Kingfisher to jump-start an initiative that needs an effective, efficient extra hand to keep it moving; to perform temporary program-related services, like short-term volunteer management or event planning; for specialized technical services, such as GIS mapping, social media, or documentation for conservation easements; to experiment with new and novel approaches to big-picture issues.
Edward L. SpencerLandFutures195 Switch RoadAndoverNH03216(603) 735-5050Easement baseline documentation/current condition reports, Trail planning and design, Signage and Backcountry facilities
Steve SpencerConsultantBig Pine Consulting442 Howe RoadWhitefieldME04353(207) 462-2747http://www.bigpineconsulting.comLand and water trail planning and design. Fee and easement management planning. Extensive experience with volunteers.Visitor management problem solving. Grant writing for recreation projects. Former positions include Outdoor Recreation Planner for Maine Parks and Lands and Stewardship Director for Damariscotta River Association
Lauren StockwellBiologist / ConsultantStockwell Environmental Consulting58 Hendricks Hill RoadSouthportME04576-3013(207) 633-4417http://www.stockenv.comNRI/Biologist/Consultant/wetlands delineation
DavidTruesdellMaine Licensed Landscape Architecttjd&a 121 West Main StreetYarmouthME04096(207) 846-0757https://www.tjda.net/Staff of 9 with backgrounds in landscape architecture, recreation planning, land planning, visual resource assessment, GIS mapping, 3D modeling, graphic design, and permitting. Committed to appropriate design solutions that evolve from effective communication with the client. Have worked with Royal River Conservation Trust and Scarborough Land Trust.
AlisonTruesdaleLandForms25 Rand RoadYarmouthME04096(207) 846-1053Alison has many years’ experience with land use consulting and has acted as Executive Director of a Maine land trust. She can provide assistance with marketing and communications, stewardship, fundraising and grant writing, organizational development and cartography.
Alex Van AlenTrue North29 North Main Street Suite DIpswichMA01938-2217(978) 289-7667Advisory services in the areas of land acquisition and disposition, CE negotiations and review, formation of Community Conservation partnerships, more
Harry WhiteEcologist, MS Forest Ecosystem Science, Yale UHarry White199 Sandy Brook RoadColebrookCT06021Applied science, baselines, stewardship, acquisitions, cartography, operations structure and support, unmanned aerial photography/documentation. Many LT clients include Northeast Wilderness Trust.