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 Region Project Typesort ascending
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Revegetation riparian planting
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Scarborough Marsh - Gervais Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $6,342 Southern Maine Invasives 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
Davis/Holbrook Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2012 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Walnut Hill-Sousa B Wetland Restoration Three Rivers Land Trust 2015 $26,347 Southern Maine Fill removal, restoration
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
East Branch Piscataqua River, Upper Town of Falmouth 2010 $229,285 Southern Maine Fee and conservation easement acquisition
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
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
Clifford Park- Boutin City of Biddeford 2010 $110,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Surry Forest Wetlands Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2016 $495,000 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
Ogunquit River Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2012 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands 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
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

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