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 Type
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Jam Black Brook culvert replacement Trout Unlimited 2011 $69,700 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Kanokolus Bog North Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2010 $36,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Little Cobbossee Lake - Oatway Kennebec Land Trust 2011 $155,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Long Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2014 $290,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Magalloway River-Howe Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2017 $175,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
McKenna - Whiskeag Creek Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $240,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Merriland River Corridor - Highpine Town of Wells 2011 $119,250 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Middle Bay Wetlands Partnership: Liberty Farm West Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2013 $35,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Mill Lane Wetlands York Land Trust, Inc. 2014 $125,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier 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
Moon Valley Western Foothills Land Trust 2012 $116,850 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Morgan Meadow - Maloney Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $167,851 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond - Collins Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2010 $38,800 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond II Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2012 $195,300 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond III - Barabe Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $185,720 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond IV Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2014 $146,780 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition

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