Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $9 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at more than 78 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
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Revegetation riparian planting
Violette Brook Forest Society of Maine 2012 $42,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
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
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Kanokolus Bog North Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2010 $36,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Weskeag Wetlands Georges River Land Trust 2012 $347,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
McKenna - Whiskeag Creek Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $240,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Morse Pond - Collins Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $38,800 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Muscongus Bk Webber Pond Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Middle Bay Wetlands Partnership: Liberty Farm West Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2013 $35,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Pisgah Hill Conservation Area - Hobson 2 Royal River Conservation Trust 2010 $25,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Spectacle/Dam Ponds Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2010 $186,857 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond III - Barabe Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $185,720 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sewall Pond Restoration Project Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $166,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Jam Black Brook culvert replacement Trout Unlimited 2011 $69,700 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Little Cobbossee Lake - Oatway Kennebec Land Trust 2011 $155,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction

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