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
Ogunquit River Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2012 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Penjajawoc Marsh - Severance Bangor Land Trust 2012 $282,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Perley Pond/Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2013 $136,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Pisgah Hill Conservation Area - Hobson 2 Royal River Conservation Trust 2010 $25,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Revegetation riparian planting
Salmon Falls - Keay Brook Great Works Regional Land Trust 2014 $213,400 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Salmon Falls Wetlands - Tuckahoe Great Works Regional Land Trust 2013 $90,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Scarborough Marsh - Gervais Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $6,342 Southern Maine Invasives removal
Sebasticook River Conservation Acquistions Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2011 $304,316 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Seven Mile Stream Androscoggin Land Trust 2011 $21,633 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Sewall Pond Restoration Project Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $166,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Spectacle/Dam Ponds Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2010 $186,857 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
St George River Tidal Conservation Georges River Land Trust 2011 $170,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Steele Forest Addition Kennebunkport Conservation Trust 2010 $75,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Suckfish Brook Town of Falmouth 2011 $182,800 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
Tatnic Turtle Crossing Great Works Regional Land Trust 2015 $164,045 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Upper Cathance River Wetlands - Perry Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2011 $70,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Violette Brook Forest Society of Maine 2012 $42,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition

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