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 Awardedsort descending MNRCP Region Project Type
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Cox's Pond Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2021 $51,200 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Mt Agamenticus Wetlands I Great Works Regional Land Trust 2009 $66,300 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Littlefield Woods Chebeague and Cumberland Land Trust 2020 $69,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River - Robie Meadows Western Foothills Land Trust 2011 $69,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Jam Black Brook culvert replacement Trout Unlimited 2011 $69,700 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Upper Cathance River Wetlands - Perry Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2011 $70,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Falmouth Conservation Corridor - Boudreau Town of Falmouth 2009 $72,700 Southern Maine Conservation Easement Acquisition
Mt Agamenticus Wetlands II Great Works Regional Land Trust 2011 $73,180 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Steele Forest Addition Kennebunkport Conservation Trust 2010 $75,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Rouse Island Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2020 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Beaverdam Stream Fish Access Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2016 $80,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Boothbay Region Source Water Protection Boothbay Region Water District 2015 $85,630 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Salmon Falls Wetlands - Tuckahoe Great Works Regional Land Trust 2013 $90,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Norton Heirs York Land Trust 2021 $91,400 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition

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