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
Caribou Bog - Dorion Orono Land Trust 2012 $223,300 Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Salmon Brook Enhancement Town of Washburn 2014 $21,000 Aroostook Hills and Lowlands
Frenchville Forest Upper St. John River Organization 2019 $89,400 Aroostook Hills and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Violette Brook Forest Society of Maine 2012 $42,000 Aroostook Hills and Lowlands Conservation Easement Acquisition
Pollard Flat Wildife Management Area - Sherman Acquisition Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2020 $201,375 Aroostook Hills and Lowlands Fee Acquisition
Witt Swamp Preserve Extension Western Foothills Land Trust 2013 $97,113 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Seven Mile Stream Androscoggin Land Trust 2011 $21,633 Central & Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Sucker Brook/Horseshoe Pond Greater Lovell Land Trust 2011 $95,000 Central & 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
Shiloh Pond The Trust for Public Land and the Town of Kingfield 2019 $336,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Walton's Mill Dam Removal Atlantic Salmon Federation 2019 $395,000 Central and Western Mountains Dam Removal
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
Sewall Pond Restoration Project Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2013 $166,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Sherman Marsh to Salt Bay Linkage Damariscotta River Association 2013 $107,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
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
Mill Street Dam removal Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2014 $100,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Dam Removal
Long Cove Wetlands Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2014 $290,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Pushaw Lake Fishway Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Council 2011 $50,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fishway Construction
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
Parker Head Road Tidal Enhancement Town of Phippsburg 2014 $40,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Culvert replacement tidal flow enhancement

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