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/Yearsort descending MNRCP Funds Awarded MNRCP Region Project Type
Josias Woods York Land Trust 2018 $430,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Sherman Marsh Northern Headwaters Damariscotta River Association 2018 $99,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Taylor Bait Ponds Restoration Orono Land Trust 2018 $62,300 Central Interior and Midcoast Restoration/Enhancement
Third Lake Stream Restoration Project SHARE 2018 $65,000 Central and Eastern Lowlands Restoration/Enhancement
Tiger Hill Forest The Trust for Public Land/Loon Echo Land Trust 2018 $480,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Restoration Sites Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $38,050 Southern Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Kennebunk Plains - Fenderson Connector Town of Wells 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Lower Gloucester Village and Intervale Project Royal River Conservation Trust 2019 $191,695 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Knight Land York Land Trust 2019 $327,500 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Norton Brook to Mill Creek Phase I Falmouth Land Trust 2019 $200,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostock Hill and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Old Boston Farm Great Works Regional Land Trust 2019 $860,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Shiloh Pond The Trust for Public Land and the Town of Kingfield 2019 $336,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Pump Box Brook I - Coley Trafton Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $151,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walton's Mill Dam Removal Atlantic Salmon Federation 2019 $395,000 Central and Western Mountains Dam Removal
Caribou Bog Central Orono Land Trust 2019 $330,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Karabin 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $43,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Walden-Parke Preserve Addition Bangor Land Trust 2019 $186,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Frenchman Bay Forest Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2019 $162,800 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River, Scribner Parcel Western Foothills Land Trust 2019 $42,380 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Deering - Northwest River Loon Echo Land Trust 2019 $30,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Eliot Wildlife Passage Structure Maine Department of Transportation 2019 $120,000 Southern Maine Culvert Replacement

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