Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s 13-acre Indian Point Preserve is located on the Union River near downtown Ellsworth. The preserve offers a gentle 0.3-mile trail that winds through the
woods, over bog bridges, and down to a scenic point on the river.
Located in Addison, the Downeast Coastal Conservancy’s 145-acre Ingersoll Point Preserve features 3.5 miles of trails through mossy forests to scenic beaches. This coastal preserve is open for hiking, birdwatching, picnicking, hunting, and snowshoeing.
The Isle au Haut Municipal multi-use pier directly benefits the island’s 15 commercial fishermen who land lobsters, halibut, scallops, and clams. The municipal pier is the island’s only public access point.
Located in North Haven, J.O. Brown & Son maintain the most heavily trafficked wharf on the island. LMF grant funds helped finance the following improvements: replacing an old wharf side with a wider and longer structure, replacing the ramp, installing a hoist and dedicating one side of the pier to commercial fishing uses.
Located 15 minutes from the State’s Capital, Jamies Pond is an 840-acre IF&W Wildlife Management Area that features nearly six miles of family friendly hiking trails through picturesque forests, past vernal pools, and to scenic shoreline vistas.
This 578-acre Greater Lovell Land Trust preserve is comprised of a high diversity of upland and lowland forest types and over 64 acres of wetlands. Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of hiking trails, hunting in season, and exceptional birdwatching in the spring.
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.