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 Title Project Sponsor Funding Round/Year MNRCP Funds Awardedsort descending MNRCP Region Project Type
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Witt Swamp Preserve Extension Western Foothills Land Trust 2013 $97,113 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh Northern Headwaters Damariscotta River Association 2018 $99,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Ogunquit River Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2012 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Granite State Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2010 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Strawberry Creek Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2020 $100,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Clifford Park- Boutin City of Biddeford 2010 $110,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Passagassawakeag Headwaters Coastal Mountains Land Trust 2021 $112,832 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Blandings Turtle Incubator (Walnut Hill) Three Rivers Land Trust 2014 $115,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Moon Valley Western Foothills Land Trust 2012 $116,850 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Merriland River Corridor - Highpine Town of Wells 2011 $119,250 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
Kennebunk Plains - Fenderson Connector Town of Wells 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Charles Pond Acquisition Greater Lovell Land Trust 2020 $120,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Eliot Wildlife Passage Structure Maine Department of Transportation 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Culvert Replacement
Mill Lane Wetlands York Land Trust, Inc. 2014 $125,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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