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 Region Project Typesort descending
Muddy & Cathance River Corridor Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 2016 $220,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Ogunquit River Wetlands Great Works Regional Land Trust 2012 $100,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
East Branch Piscataqua River, Upper Town of Falmouth 2010 $229,285 Southern Maine Fee and conservation easement acquisition
Clark Island Wetlands Restoration Maine Coastal Habitat Foundation 2009 $107,937 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Walnut Hill-Sousa B Wetland Restoration Three Rivers Land Trust 2015 $26,347 Southern Maine Fill removal, restoration
Etna Pond Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2013 $62,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Blackman Stream Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2009 $20,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fishway Construction
Davis/Holbrook Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2012 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
Scarborough Marsh - Gervais Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $6,342 Southern Maine Invasives removal
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Hansen Pond Restoration Sites Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $38,050 Southern Maine Restoration/Enhancement
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
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills & Lowlands Revegetation riparian planting
Little River Habitat Restoration Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2015 $65,500 Central Interior and Midcoast Tidal Flow Restoration
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration

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