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.


  • 25Monday, May 25
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    Office Closed for Memorial Day

    May 25, 2020

  • 12Friday, June 12
    10:00am - 11:00am

    Monthly (pre-recorded) Bird and Nature Walk with Paul

    June 12, 2020  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join Paul Miller, IHT's Executive Director, for a Virtual bird walk at Scott's Landing Preserve. All are welcome to tune in! You wont need a pair of binoculars, for this virtual bird walk!

  • 3Friday, July 3
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    Office Closed for Independence Day

    July 3, 2020

  • 5Sunday, July 5
    12:00am - 11:59pm

    Historical Society: Crotch Island Trip

    July 5, 2020

    1 or 4Historical Society Trip via The Isle au Haut mailboat 
    For more info:

    Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society

    416 Sunset Road - Route 15A

    (PO Box 652 for mail)

    Deer Isle, ME  04627

    Phone:   207-348-6400





We will continue to update this page as necessary with new information. Check our events calendar HERE. Heritage House is closed to the public, and the staff is working from home until further notice. ...

Library Talk: Intertidal Zones

Join Island Heritage Trust's Environmental Educator, Martha Bell, to explore Deer Isle/Stonington's intertidal zones. This pre-recorded educational video is scheduled to premiere on our youtube page, ...

Evergreen Medicine

Come for a virtual medicinal evergreen walk with local herbalist, Brighid Doherty at Pine Hill Preserve. The walk will focus on the health benefits of a variety of evergreen trees including Pine, Cedar, ...