Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $13 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at 95 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 ascending MNRCP Region Project Type
Merriland River Corridor - Highpine Town of Wells 2011 $119,250 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Moon Valley Western Foothills Land Trust 2012 $116,850 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Blandings Turtle Incubator (Walnut Hill) Three Rivers Land Trust 2014 $115,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Clifford Park- Boutin City of Biddeford 2010 $110,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Ogunquit River Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2012 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Granite State Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2010 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh Northern Headwaters Damariscotta River Association 2018 $99,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Witt Swamp Preserve Extension Western Foothills Land Trust 2013 $97,113 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Salmon Falls Wetlands - Tuckahoe Great Works Regional Land Trust 2013 $90,000 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
Beaverdam Stream Fish Access Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2016 $80,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Steele Forest Addition Kennebunkport Conservation Trust 2010 $75,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Mt Agamenticus Wetlands II Great Works Regional Land Trust 2011 $73,180 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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