Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $25 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at 150 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
Fixing Furbish Phase I Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, USFWS 2018 $134,550 Southern Maine Tidal marsh restoration
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
Pisgah Hill Conservation Area - Hobson 2 Royal River Conservation Trust 2010 $25,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Lower Gloucester Village and Intervale Project Royal River Conservation Trust 2019 $191,695 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Warren Woods Wetland Restoration Scarborough Land Trust 2012 $102,650 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Nonesuch River Libby Scarborough Land Trust 2021 $250,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Fuller Farm Expansion Scarborough Land Trust 2022 $118,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Kanokolus Bog North Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2010 $36,200 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
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
Moulton's Mill II Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 2012 $186,500 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Whitten Hill: Sheepscot Headwaters Wildlands Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance 2009 $175,000 Central Interior & Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Wessurunsett Inlet Somerset Woods Trustees 2022 $80,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Mill Pond Tidal Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2013 $20,150 Central Interior & Midcoast Barrier Removal
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Brook Trout Habitat Restoration at Spring River The Nature Conservancy 2019 $51,200 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Shiloh Pond The Trust for Public Land and the Town of Kingfield 2019 $336,000 Central and Western Mountains Fee Acquisition
Tiger Hill Forest The Trust for Public Land/Loon Echo Land Trust 2018 $480,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Hansen Pond Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $407,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill II Three Rivers Land Trust 2012 $260,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Pump Box Brook I - Coley Trafton Three Rivers Land Trust 2019 $151,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill IV-Roberts Three Rivers Land Trust 2017 $129,375 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Deering Watershed Wetlands Three Rivers Land Trust 2020 $444,700 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement

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