Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $20 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at 130 project sites across Maine. This section provides a look at past projects that have been funded.

Project Title Project Sponsor Funding Round/Year MNRCP Funds Awarded MNRCP Region Project Type
Ann Thurlow Forest Western Foothills Land Trust 2020 $840,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Basin and Curtis Coves Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2010 $200,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Beaverdam Stream Fish Access Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2016 $80,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Bell Marsh Wetlands, York York Land Trust, Inc. 2010 $298,907 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Bell's Brook Conservation Downeast Coastal Conservancy 2017 $26,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary Addition Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary 2018 $40,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Blandings Turtle Incubator (Walnut Hill) Three Rivers Land Trust 2014 $115,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Boothbay Region Source Water Protection Boothbay Region Water District 2015 $85,630 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Boulter Pond Wetlands York Land Trust, Inc. 2011 $244,260 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Caribou Bog - Birmingham Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2015 $185,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Caribou Bog - Dorion Orono Land Trust 2012 $223,300 Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Caribou Bog Central Orono Land Trust 2019 $330,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Charles Pond Acquisition Greater Lovell Land Trust 2020 $120,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Clifford Park- Boutin City of Biddeford 2010 $110,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Cox's Pond Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2021 $51,200 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River - Robie Meadows Western Foothills Land Trust 2011 $69,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River, Scribner Parcel Western Foothills Land Trust 2019 $42,380 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Davis/Holbrook Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2012 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Deering - Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2019 $30,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Deering Watershed Wetlands Three Rivers Land Trust 2020 $444,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement

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