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 Awardedsort descending MNRCP Region Project Type
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 III) Three Rivers Land Trust 2014 $115,350 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
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
Mill Lane Wetlands York Land Trust, Inc. 2014 $125,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill IV-Roberts Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $129,375 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Smelt Brook Intertidal Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2017 $133,456 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Perley Pond/Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2013 $136,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Garey Mill Road Wetlands York Land Trust 2017 $140,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond IV Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2014 $146,780 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Muscongus Bk Webber Pond Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Wallamatogus - Great Heath Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2011 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast 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
Little Cobbossee Lake - Oatway Kennebec Land Trust 2011 $155,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill Three Rivers Land Trust 2009 $162,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Tatnic Turtle Crossing Great Works Regional Land Trust 2015 $164,045 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement

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