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 Sponsorsort descending Funding Round/Year MNRCP Funds Awarded MNRCP Region Project Type
Steele Forest Addition Kennebunkport Conservation Trust 2010 $75,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Perley Pond/Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2013 $136,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Smelt Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2017 $150,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Long Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2014 $290,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Kate Furbish Preserve Stream Restoration Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2013 $136,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Meadow Brook Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $95,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Brookings Bay Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $66,903 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morgan Meadow - Maloney Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $167,851 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Scarborough Marsh - Gervais Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $6,342 Southern Maine Invasives removal
Spectacle/Dam Ponds Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2010 $186,857 Central Interior & Midcoast 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
Caribou Bog - Dorion Orono Land Trust 2012 $223,300 Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Caribou Bog - Birmingham Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2015 $185,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Magalloway River-Howe Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2017 $175,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Pisgah Hill Conservation Area - Hobson 2 Royal River Conservation Trust 2010 $25,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Sebasticook River Conservation Acquistions Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2011 $304,316 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Outlet Stream Restoration - Masse Dam Removal Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2015 $148,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal

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