Deer Isle is a spectacular island community

of 24,000 acres and 112 miles of shoreline, comprising the towns of Deer Isle and Stonington and outlying islands.

Island Heritage Trust is a community-based, non-profit land trust contributing to the well-being of the island community by conserving its distinctive landscape and natural resources, maintaining public access to valued trails, shoreline and islands, and by providing educational programming for all ages.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 16Thursday, January 16
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    WINTER FEST

    January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020  
     

  • 16Thursday, January 16
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    WINTER FEST

    January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020  
     

  • 20Monday, January 20
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    CLOSED for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 20, 2020
     

  • 14Friday, February 14
    8:00am - 9:30am

    Bird and Nature Walk with Paul

    February 14, 2020  8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Scott's Landing Preserve, 704 N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle, ME 04627, USA  Map

    Join Paul Miller, IHT's Executive Director, for a (weather permitting) monthly bird walk at Scott's Landing Preserve. All levels and ages of birders welcome. If you need a pair of binoculars, the Trust has some to lend, just let us know ahead of time.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

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Deer Isle Christmas Bird Count

Have you noticed fewer birds at your feeder? Are numbers of common eiders really down or have bald eagles increased?  You are invited to participate in the Deer Isle Christmas Bird Count, which takes ...
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Giving Tuesday!

TODAY IS THE DAY! IT'S GIVING TUESDAY! Our goal today is to reach 21 (or more!) individual donations to raise money for a stewardship boat! We have preserves and conservation easements on 21 islands ...
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AUTUMN ROADSIDE CLEANUP

This past weekend was the Island-wide Roadside Cleanup! What a success!!! Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Autumn Roadside Cleanup. We look forward to seeing our active community members ...