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 Regionsort descending Project Type
Caribou Bog - Dorion Orono Land Trust 2012 $223,300 Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Pollard Flat Wildife Management Area - Sherman Acquisition Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2020 $201,375 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Fee Acquisition
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Violette Brook Forest Society of Maine 2012 $42,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Revegetation riparian planting
Witt Swamp Preserve Extension Western Foothills Land Trust 2013 $97,113 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Seven Mile Stream Androscoggin Land Trust 2011 $21,633 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Walton's Mill Dam Removal Atlantic Salmon Federation 2019 $395,000 Central and Western Mountains Dam Removal
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Magalloway River-Howe Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2017 $175,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Shiloh Pond The Trust for Public Land and the Town of Kingfield 2019 $336,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Whitten Hill: Sheepscot Headwaters Wildlands Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance 2009 $175,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond II Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2012 $195,300 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Moulton's Mill II Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2012 $186,500 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Penjajawoc Marsh - Severance Bangor Land Trust 2012 $282,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Great Meadow Stream Smithfield Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Inc. 2010 $119,794 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Kanokolus Bog North Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2010 $36,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Weskeag Wetlands Georges River Land Trust 2012 $347,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
McKenna - Whiskeag Creek Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $240,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond - Collins Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $38,800 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition

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