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
Surry Forest Wetlands Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2016 $495,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Muddy & Cathance River Corridor Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2016 $220,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Outlet Stream Restoration: Lombard Dam Removal American Rivers 2016 $193,777 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Sherman Marsh Headwaters-Louderback Damariscotta River Association 2016 $173,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Penjajawoc Marsh-Walsh Bangor Land Trust 2017 $242,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Smelt Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2017 $150,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Surry Forest Wetland Crossing Remediation Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2017 $45,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert Replacement
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Beaverdam Stream Fish Access Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2016 $80,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Smelt Brook Intertidal Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2017 $133,456 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Bell's Brook Conservation Downeast Coastal Conservancy 2017 $26,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $407,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Morgan Meadow - Maloney Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $167,851 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Garey Mill Road Wetlands York Land Trust 2017 $140,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Mt Agamenticus Wetlands I Great Works Regional Land Trust 2009 $66,300 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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