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, LLCPO Box 155TroyME04987(207) 650-4983 4 Trail Services, LLC is committed to providing access to the natural world through sustainable design and construction of high-quality natural surface trails. We are also dedicated to time-honored conservation work and supporting the next generation of trail builders through training and education.
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.
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.comI am a German and love to live in Maine since 1984. I am a licensed forester. My forestry education in Freiburg, Germany, was more environmentally orientated than is typical for forestry education in the US. I will be serving an area within 60 minutes from Bucksport. I write forest management plans, supervise logging, conduct general forest management, and can help with the application for the Tree Growth Tax Program. I am also a Technical Service Provider for NRCS and an Inspector for the Tree Farm System. I have done forestry work for Coastal Mtns LT, Great Pond Mtn LT, Friends of 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; Licensed Arborist, Trail building and general excavation. 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.
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
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.
KathrynPalano PT, DPT, MPHClinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical TherapyPalano-Nelson ConsultingKatie support Park & Recreation Departments and Land Trusts in becoming more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities and offers accessible and inclusive recreation staff training. She is happy to discuss other ways to support your organization as well.
ChrisRingPrincipalEco Hawk Land Management SolutionsYork HarborME03909(207) 475-5195 Hawk provides monitoring services from the ground and the sky. We can help you with your annual monitoring needs. In addition to monitoring services, Eco Hawk can work with you to create management plans, conduct due diligence on land acquisition projects, and develop online outreach tool. Using unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) technology, Eco Hawk also provides mapping services and promotional imagery.
NancyWilliamsPrincipal8 Park PlaceWatervilleME04901(207) 716-6595Has served as Executive Director of conservation land trusts in Massachusetts, New York and Maine. Wide range of hands-on experience in land planning, executive functions, land acquisition, landowner outreach, website development, input of donor information into development software, grant writing, GIS map development, fundraising, newsletter writing and production, trail development, and creative problem solving. Also loves to design and develop gardens and outdoor spaces for passive enjoyment of the natural world. Retired and looking for part-time or consultant work.