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 ascending Project Type
Jam Black Brook culvert replacement Trout Unlimited 2011 $69,700 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Upper Cathance River II - Karonis Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2013 $30,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Little Cobbossee Lake - Oatway Kennebec Land Trust 2011 $155,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Long Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2014 $290,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Sebasticook River Conservation Acquistions Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2011 $304,316 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Morse Pond IV Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2014 $146,780 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
St George River Tidal Conservation Georges River Land Trust 2011 $170,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement
Upper Cathance River Wetlands - Perry Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2011 $70,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Wallamatogus - Great Heath Blue Hill Heritage Trust 2011 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Davis/Holbrook Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2012 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Whitten Hill: Sheepscot Headwaters Wildlands Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance 2009 $175,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Morse Pond II Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2012 $195,300 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Moulton's Mill II Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2012 $186,500 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Penjajawoc Marsh - Severance Bangor Land Trust 2012 $282,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Great Meadow Stream Smithfield Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Inc. 2010 $119,794 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Kanokolus Bog North Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2010 $36,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Weskeag Wetlands Georges River Land Trust 2012 $347,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Maquoit Bay - Henshaw Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2010 $150,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Conservation Easement Acquisition
Magalloway River-Howe Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2017 $175,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Hunter Cove-Lewin Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 2016 $160,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Mattawamkeag/Eagle Pond Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 $115,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement

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