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
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Moulton's Mill II Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2012 $186,500 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Whitten Hill: Sheepscot Headwaters Wildlands Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance 2009 $175,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Shiloh Pond The Trust for Public Land and the Town of Kingfield 2019 $336,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Tiger Hill Forest The Trust for Public Land/Loon Echo Land Trust 2018 $480,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill II Three Rivers Land Trust 2012 $260,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Restoration Sites Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $38,050 Southern Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Hansen Pond Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $407,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Pump Box Brook I - Coley Trafton Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $151,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill IV-Roberts Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $129,375 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Deering Watershed Wetlands Three Rivers Land Trust 2020 $444,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Blandings Turtle Incubator (Walnut Hill) Three Rivers Land Trust 2014 $115,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill Three Rivers Land Trust 2009 $162,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill-Sousa B Wetland Restoration Three Rivers Land Trust 2015 $26,347 Southern Maine Fill removal, restoration
Willow Brook Culvert Replacement Town of Cape Elizabeth 2020 $343,281 Southern Maine Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Suckfish Brook II - McDermott Way Town of Falmouth 2016 $245,260 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Suckfish Brook Town of Falmouth 2011 $182,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Falmouth Conservation Corridor - Boudreau Town of Falmouth 2009 $72,700 Southern Maine Conservation Easement Acquisition
East Branch Piscataqua River, Upper Town of Falmouth 2010 $229,285 Southern Maine Fee and conservation easement acquisition
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage

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