Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $20 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at 130 project sites across Maine. This section provides a look at past projects that have been funded.

Project Titlesort descending Project Sponsor Funding Round/Year MNRCP Funds Awarded MNRCP Region Project Type
East Branch Piscataqua River, Upper Town of Falmouth 2010 $229,285 Southern Maine Fee and conservation easement acquisition
Eliot Wildlife Passage Structure Maine Department of Transportation 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Culvert Replacement
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Falmouth Conservation Corridor - Boudreau Town of Falmouth 2009 $72,700 Southern Maine Conservation Easement Acquisition
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Karabin 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $43,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Frenchman Bay Forest Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2019 $162,800 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Garey Mill Road Wetlands York Land Trust 2017 $140,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Granite State Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2010 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Great Meadow Stream Smithfield Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Inc. 2010 $119,794 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Half Moon Pond Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust 2021 $200,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $407,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Restoration Sites Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $38,050 Southern Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Hoopers Brook Great Works Regional Land Trust 2020 $138,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
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
Josias Woods York Land Trust 2018 $430,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
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
Kennebunk Plains - Fenderson Connector Town of Wells 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Knight Land York Land Trust 2019 $327,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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