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 Region Project Typesort descending
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
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
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
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior & 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
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
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
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
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
Steele Forest Addition Kennebunkport Conservation Trust 2010 $75,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Perley Pond/Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2013 $136,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Boulter Pond Wetlands York Land Trust, Inc. 2011 $244,260 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Salmon Falls Wetlands - Tuckahoe Great Works Regional Land Trust 2013 $90,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River - Robie Meadows Western Foothills Land Trust 2011 $69,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition

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