Located in York, John Hancock Wharf provides three commercial lobster boats loading and unloading capacity, gear and bait storage, parking and access to fuel. LMF grant funds helped finance infrastructure improvements such as stabilizing the shoreline and adding another ramp and float.
Located in Casco, Naples, and Otisfield, the 3,281-acre Jugtown Forest conservation easement protects valuable habitat for turkey, moose, waterfowl, and landlocked salmon. Maintained as a working forest, the land is available to the public for hiking, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing.
The Katahdin Forest Project includes some of the most heavily used recreational areas of the Northern Forest for hiking, snowmobiling, fishing, canoeing, and white water rafting. The project also includes a conservation easement protecting a working forest that is the backbone of the Katahdin region.
Located in Rome, Mount Vernon, Vienna, and New Sharon, the Kennebec Highlands is a 6,628-acre public reserve including the highest summits of Kennebec County. Many miles of trails are available for hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, and ATV riding.
Located in the heart of Sagadahoc County, the Kennebec River Estuary is a haven for hunters, anglers, and birdwatchers. A coalition of land trusts and government agencies have joined together to conserve more than 18,000 acres of land within this critical estuary that contains more than 20% of Maine’s tidal marshes.
The Kennebunk Plains is 1,758 acres of grasslands, blueberry fields, and pitch pine-scrub oak barren. This area is home to rare species including black racer snakes, grasshopper sparrows, upland sandpipers, and northern blazing star flower. A network of trails and dirt roads welcomes birdwatchers, dog walkers, and hikers.
Synopsis: Located in Hollis, Killick Pond is the centerpiece of a 1,025-acre hunting and fishing oasis, providing visitors with a sense of remoteness. Anglers will find excellent bass and perch fishing, while birdwatchers will marvel at resident waterfowl, osprey, and great blue herons.
Located in Penobscot, 84-acre King Hill Farm is a diversified, organic family farm that grows a wide variety of produce, and raises beef, pork, chicken, and hens for eggs. The farm also takes pride in being an educational resource for school groups, colleges, apprentices, volunteers, friends, neighbors, and the community.
Located near the town centers of North Yarmouth and Cumberland, Knight’s Pond is a 300-acre preserve popular for ice skating, fishing, dog walking, mountain biking, trail running, snowmobiling, hunting, and more. The preserve includes a pond, a large block of forestland, a network of trails, and critical wildlife habitat.
The 16-mile Lagrange to Medford Trail runs from South Lagrange through Medford Center to Lake View Plantation. This hard gravel surface multi-use trail travels through rural Maine with pleasant scenery of forests and farmland. It is available for ATV riding, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.
Located in Skowhegan and Canaan, Lake George Regional Park is a day-use lakeside park with year-round educational programs, trails, amenities and events. Each year roughly 20,000 community members and visitors use the lake and its surrounding land for swimming, fishing, picnicking, boating, hiking, skiing, and other activities.
Located in Manchester, 189-acre Lakeside Orchards grows thirty varieties of apples, three varieties of pears, and crabapples. The farm also operates a retail store that sells apples, pears, cider, gift packs, delicious treats and gifts throughout the year.