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 Awarded MNRCP Regionsort descending Project Type
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Penjajawoc Marsh-Walsh Bangor Land Trust 2017 $242,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Smelt Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2017 $150,000 Central Interior and Midcoast 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
Surry Forest Wetland Crossing Remediation Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2017 $45,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert Replacement
Caribou Bog - Birmingham Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2015 $185,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine 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
Smelt Brook Intertidal Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2017 $133,456 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Bell's Brook Conservation Downeast Coastal Conservancy 2017 $26,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill Three Rivers Land Trust 2009 $162,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $407,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Tatnic Turtle Crossing Great Works Regional Land Trust 2015 $164,045 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Moon Valley Western Foothills Land Trust 2012 $116,850 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement

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