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 Sponsorsort descending Funding Round/Year MNRCP Funds Awarded MNRCP Region Project Type
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Karabin 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $43,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Outlet Stream Restoration: Lombard Dam Removal American Rivers 2016 $193,777 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Seven Mile Stream Androscoggin Land Trust 2011 $21,633 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Walton's Mill Dam Removal Atlantic Salmon Federation 2019 $395,000 Central and Western Mountains Dam Removal
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Davis/Holbrook Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2012 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Walden-Parke Preserve Addition Bangor Land Trust 2019 $186,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Penjajawoc Marsh - Severance Bangor Land Trust 2012 $282,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Penjajawoc Marsh-Walsh Bangor Land Trust 2017 $242,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Great Meadow Stream Smithfield Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Inc. 2010 $119,794 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary Addition Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary 2018 $40,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Surry Forest Wetlands Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2016 $495,000 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
Wallamatogus - Great Heath Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2011 $150,000 Central Interior & 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
Muddy & Cathance River Corridor Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2016 $220,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Maquoit Bay Eckert Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2021 $170,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Upper Cathance River Wetlands - Perry Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2011 $70,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement

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