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 Regionsort descending Project Type
Middle Bay Wetlands Partnership: Liberty Farm West Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2013 $35,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Muscongus Bk Webber Pond Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Pisgah Hill Conservation Area - Hobson 2 Royal River Conservation Trust 2010 $25,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond III - Barabe Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $185,720 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Spectacle/Dam Ponds Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2010 $186,857 Central Interior & Midcoast 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
Jam Black Brook culvert replacement Trout Unlimited 2011 $69,700 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Little Cobbossee Lake - Oatway Kennebec Land Trust 2011 $155,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Long Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2014 $290,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Sebasticook River Conservation Acquistions Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2011 $304,316 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond IV Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2014 $146,780 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
St George River Tidal Conservation Georges River Land Trust 2011 $170,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Boothbay Region Source Water Protection Boothbay Region Water District 2015 $85,630 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Caribou Bog - Birmingham Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2015 $185,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Basin and Curtis Coves Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2010 $200,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh Northern Headwaters Damariscotta River Association 2018 $99,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition

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