Consultants with expertise in Stewardship

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, wastewater and infrastructure engineering services
ErinAmadonOwnerTown 4 Trail Services, LLCTrail contractor, Forest Service Sawyer certification, Wilderness First Responder, CPR, OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety & Health, Leave No Trace Trainer, and American Canoe Association quick start certifications
ForrestBellFB Environmental Associates, LLC97A Exchange Street Suite 305PortlandME04101-5016(207) 221-6699 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.
ChristopherBranchSenior Project EngineerSebago Technics, Inc.75 John Roberts Road Ste 1ASouth PortlandME04106-6963(207) 856-0277 civil engineering firm serving both public and private clients in northern New England
DavidBrennemanManaging Partner/Project ManagerFlycatcher LLC106 Lafayette Street, Suite 1CYarmouthME04096(207) 751-3053
CheriBrunaultEcoConservation Services LLCPO Box 141West BaldwinME04091(978) 476-6457Independent pesticide applicator, Commercial Master Applicator certification (6a/6b) and insured to conduct herbicide applications to remove terrestrial invasive plants. Can help land trusts with smaller infestations at a reasonable cost. Herbicide work limited to areas within about 1.5 hours of West Baldwin, ME. research for grants, work with the organization to develop a good "ask" and complete the applications. Can also help make a simple fundraising plan for your next project or capacity-building effort.
Barbara E.BrusilaMid-Maine Forestry1320 Western RoadWarrenME04864-4463(207) 273-4046 Certified Resource Manager; has done work for MCHT, MVLT, CMLT, and GRLT.
HaroldBurnettTwo Trees ForestryPost Office Box 356WinthropME04364-0356(207) 377-7196 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 x1819 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
Erica C.DuboisWriter, editorBangorME04401Close to a decade of professional experience in land conservation and stewardship, writing and editing, development, and community outreach. Can help with your organization's blog posts, newsletter articles, website content, donor appeal and recognition letters, and grant applications. Willing to ghost-write op-eds and letters to the editor, and to pitch story ideas to magazines. Erica’s work has been published in Maine Women Magazine, Maine the Way, several newspapers, and online. A short sample is available, here:
DavidEversBiodiversity Research Institute276 Canco Road LowerPortlandME04103-4347(207) 839-7600 River Land Trust has used them for management plans
JesseFerreiraTrailventures ConsultingNobleboroME04555(207) 577-9525 Reports, Grant Writing, Project Permitting, Trail Design & Build, Maps, Land Acquisition, Trainings and Workshops
TimForresterProfessional Wetland ScientistAtlantic Environmental LLC135 River RoadWoolwichME4579(207) 837-2199 Wetland Scientist #1933 has worked in Environmental Consulting for 13 yrs. Also does marine work such as eelgrass mapping, permitting, functional assessments, etc.
KellyFrostFrost Advancement Advisors, Inc.68 Maine AvenuePortlandME04103-3824(207) 991-1932 in strategic planning; development program and capital campaign management; major gift solicitation; board and volunteer recruitment, training and stewardship; has worked with Kennebec LT, KELT, 7 Lakes Alliance
Morgan W.GoodaleBiodiversity Research Institute276 Canco RoadPortlandME04103(207) 839-7600 River Land Trust has used them for management plans
BeccaHoskinsScience IllustratorBecca Hoskins Art in science illustration & graphic design; Becca also paints murals, designs kiosk panels, and is the artist behind the Valentine Farm Birding Trail for the Mahoosuc Land Trust.
RichJordanManager/FounderFlycatcher LLC106 Lafayette Street, Suite 1CYarmouthME04105(207) 710-1987 use consultants, permitting, preservation and conservation planning, mitigation design and planning, and more
RodneyKelshawManaging Partner/Senior ScientistFlycatcher LLC106 Lafayette Street, Suite 1CYarmouthME04096(207) 944-6776 use consultants, permitting, preservation and conservation planning, mitigation design and planning, and more
ErikLemaOwnerBasswood Environmental LLC32 Brentwood RoadCape ElizabethME04107(207) 518-8442Invasive plant removal projects, wetland delineation, rare plant surveys and various other environmental consulting/permitting activities.
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.
AaronMegquierMaine Ecosystems LLC28 Cornerstone DriveBelmontME04952-3001(207) 975-3787NRI/ management plans/botanical inventories, rare/invasive plant surveys
JonathanMilneAtlantic/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
JimNordgrenConsultantJN 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
JohnPratteTrail & Earth, LLCJohn Pratte(207) 380-3080 Maine Forester; Wildlife Biologist; Certified Logging Professional; Licensed Wood Scaler; Licensed Herbicide Applicator; Fully Insured
ChristopherRingPrincipal and StewardEcoHawk Stewardship Services41 Boban StreetYorkME03909(207) 475-5195https://ecohawks.comConservation easement / fee simple preserve monitoring, writing management plans, aerial imagery and mapping (drones), and digital outreach (project specific communications). Has worked for York Land Trust and Forest Society of Maine.
AndyRobinsonAndy Robinson Consulting LLCPO Box 350PlainfieldVT5667(802) 479-7365; years of experience working with nonprofits as a fundraiser, facilitator, trainer, consultant and community organizer. Specializes in the needs of organizations working for human rights, social justice, artistic expression, environment and community development.
Edward L.SpencerLandFutures195 Switch RoadAndoverNH03216(603) 735-5050Easement baseline documentation/current condition reports, Trail planning and design, Signage and Backcountry facilities
SteveSpencerConsultantBig 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
LaurenStockwellBiologist / ConsultantStockwell Environmental Consulting58 Hendricks Hill RoadSouthportME04576-3013(207) 633-4417http://www.stockenv.comNRI/Biologist/Consultant/wetlands delineation
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.
DavidTruesdellMaine Licensed Landscape Architecttjd&a121 West Main StreetYarmouthME04096(207) 846-0757 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.
HarryWhiteEcologist, 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.