Kennebec Estuary Land Trust

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Thomas Point, Bonyun Preserve on Westport Island. Photo by Archie Bonyun

Organization Information

WebsiteClick to visit
Street92 Front Street
BoxPO Box 1128
Town/CityBath, Maine 04530
CountiesLincoln and Sagadahoc
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-442-8400
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Service Area

The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is committed to conserving land and wildlife habitat of the Lower Kennebec and Sheepscot River estuaries. We are a community based membership organization serving the towns of Arrowsic, Bath, Bowdoinham, Dresden, West Bath, Georgetown,  Richmond, Westport Island and Woolwich.

Key Facts

  • In terms of its historic abundance, it is on a scale comparable to the Hudson and Chesapeake Bay estuaries.
  • It is one of the nation’s most significant coastal resources.
  • Twenty percent of Maine’s tidal marshes are found within the estuary, representing the largest concentration of salt marshes in the state.
  • Its coastal wetlands, upstream spawning grounds and forested uplands provide critical habitat for a diversity of wildlife and plant species.
  • Given its relatively undeveloped condition, the Kennebec Estuary offers the opportunity for large scale conservation in fairly intact estuarine ecosystem.
  • Five federally endangered and threatened species inhabit the estuary.
  • The Kennebec Estuary is comprised of Merrymeeting Bay, the lower Kennebec River and surrounding uplands

Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is an accredited land trust.

Accredited Land Trust

Main Contact

NameCarrie Kinne
TitleExecutive Director
AddressBox 1128, Bath, ME 04530
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-442-8400

Alternate Contact

NameSue McLeod
TitleBoard President
AddressBox 1128, Bath, ME 04530
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-882-8143

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