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 Region Project Typesort descending
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Falmouth Conservation Corridor - Boudreau Town of Falmouth 2009 $72,700 Southern Maine Conservation Easement Acquisition
Violette Brook Forest Society of Maine 2012 $42,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Eliot Wildlife Passage Structure Maine Department of Transportation 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Culvert Replacement
Surry Forest Wetland Crossing Remediation Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2017 $45,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert Replacement
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Muscongus Bk Webber Pond Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
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
Willow Brook Culvert Replacement Town of Cape Elizabeth 2020 $343,281 Southern Maine Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Outlet Stream Restoration: Lombard Dam Removal American Rivers 2016 $193,777 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Walton's Mill Dam Removal Atlantic Salmon Federation 2019 $395,000 Central and Western Mountains Dam Removal
Salmon Falls - Keay Brook Great Works Regional Land Trust 2014 $213,400 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Lower Gloucester Village and Intervale Project Royal River Conservation Trust 2019 $191,695 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Norton Brook to Mill Creek Phase I Falmouth Land Trust 2019 $200,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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