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
Smelt Brook Intertidal Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2017 $133,456 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Smelt Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2017 $150,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
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
Suckfish Brook II - McDermott Way Town of Falmouth 2016 $245,260 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Surry Forest Wetland Crossing Remediation Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2017 $45,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert Replacement
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
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Wallamatogus - Great Heath Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2011 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Walnut Hill Three Rivers Land Trust 2009 $162,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill II Three Rivers Land Trust 2012 $260,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill IV-Roberts Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $129,375 Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill-Sousa B Wetland Restoration Three Rivers Land Trust 2015 $26,347 Southern Maine Fill removal, restoration
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Weskeag Wetlands Georges River Land Trust 2012 $347,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Whitten Hill: Sheepscot Headwaters Wildlands Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance 2009 $175,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Witt Swamp Preserve Extension Western Foothills Land Trust 2013 $97,113 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition

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