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 Awarded MNRCP Regionsort descending Project Type
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Walden-Parke Preserve Addition Bangor Land Trust 2019 $186,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Penjajawoc Marsh-Walsh Bangor Land Trust 2017 $242,500 Central Interior and 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
Surry Forest Wetland Crossing Remediation Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2017 $45,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert Replacement
Wallace Shore Road Tidal Restriction Restoration Casco Bay Estuary Partnership 2013 $115,236 Central Interior and Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Little Cobbossee Lake - Weston Kennebec Land Trust 2020 $44,562 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Rouse Island Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2020 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh Northern Headwaters Damariscotta River Association 2018 $99,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Strawberry Creek Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2020 $100,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
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
Maquoit Bay Eckert Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2021 $170,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Basin and Curtis Coves Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 2010 $200,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Half Moon Pond Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust 2021 $200,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition

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