Past Projects

Since its launch in 2008, the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP) has awarded over $30 million in competitive grants to non-profit groups, municipalities and public agencies to help restore, enhance and preserve wetlands and other important habitats at 170 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
Beaver Pond Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 2021 $140,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Karabin 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $43,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Basin Preserve Wetland Restoration The Nature Conservancy 2015 $18,825 Central Interior and Midcoast Fill removal, restoration
Montsweag Brook Restoration Project The Chewonki Foundation 2009 $75,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Dam Removal
Oyster River Bog Georges River Land Trust 2021 $481,865 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Fogg Island Preserve Expansion - Osada 7 Lakes Alliance 2019 $73,250 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Boothbay Region Source Water Protection Boothbay Region Water District 2015 $85,630 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Walden-Parke Preserve Addition Bangor Land Trust 2019 $186,000 Central Interior and Midcoast Fee Acquisition
Caribou Bog - Birmingham Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2015 $185,000 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
Beaverdam Stream Fish Access Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2016 $80,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Indian River - Farnsworth Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation 2012 $114,480 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Flanders Stream Connectivity Project Town of Sullivan 2010 $50,000 Downeast Maine Culvert Replacement and Fish Passage
Smelt Brook Intertidal Restoration Downeast Salmon Federation 2017 $133,456 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Bell's Brook Conservation Downeast Coastal Conservancy 2017 $26,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Old Pond-Dembska Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2016 $110,000 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition with Restoration or Enhancement
Spring Point, Hog Bay Frenchman Bay Conservancy 2018 $94,500 Downeast Maine Fee Acquisition
Old Pond Marsh Maine Coast Heritage Trust 2021 $29,500 Downeast Maine Restoration/Enhancement
Kezar Corridor - Anglo Celtic Greater Lovell Land Trust 2021 $430,000 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Scarborough Marsh - Gervais Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2009 $6,342 Southern Maine Invasives removal
Twin Bridges - Cummings Western Foothills Land Trust 2021 $46,085 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Walnut Hill Three Rivers Land Trust 2009 $162,800 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Twin Bridges - Robinson Western Foothills Land Trust 2021 $16,367 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition
Crooked River, Scribner Parcel Western Foothills Land Trust 2019 $42,380 Southern Maine Fee Acquisition

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