Entries by IHT

Health & Safety guidelines during COVID-19

As the situation surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic is evolving rapidly, we will continue to update this page as necessary with new information. Check our events calendar HERE. Heritage House is closed to public, and the staff are working from home until further notice. We will check phone messages everyday, but emailing iht@islandheritagetrust.org with any […]

Browntail Moth Update!

We wanted to let you know that we’ve decided to cancel the browntail moth workdays scheduled for this Tuesday (3/17) and next Tuesday (3/24) due to the COVID-19 situation. We’ll be continuing to monitor the situation and will be in touch about future workdays.   In the meantime, there’s a lot of important browntail work […]

Wings, Waves, & Woods Festival REGISTRATION OPEN!

REGISTRATION INFO Register online HERE or in person, Friday, May 15, (4:30-6:30 PM) at Island Heritage Trust (IHT) and take a look at the Festival Art Exhibit in the barn, 420 Sunset Rd., Deer Isle. Questions? Contact IHT at 207-348-2455 or jmccarty@islandheritagetrust.org Registration is $35 and includes entry to all activities, except where fees are […]

March Moth Madness!

Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30 am-noon at Scott’s Landing Preserve Starting on Tuesday, March 3rd and continuing through mid-April, Island Heritage Trust will host weekly Tuesday morning brown tail moth web-clipping workdays at our preserves, starting with Scott’s Landing.  These workdays are a great opportunity to learn how to identify and remove browntail moth […]

Adopt a Puffin Adopter! Wings, Waves, & Woods

Scroll to the bottom of this post or click here to contribute to this program! Nearly 50 years ago a young ornithology instructor named Stephen Kress set out to right an environmental wrong—the near-extinction of Atlantic Puffins from Maine’s off-shore islands—by painstakingly translocating and rearing nearly 1,000 baby puffins.  Today Audubon’s Project Puffin (puffinproject.audubon.org) based […]

New Year Open House and First Food Drive

Thursday, January 9th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Heritage House, 420 Sunset Rd, Deer Isle <<<Click For More Details   It has been brought to our attention that there is a high demand for low sodium, low glycemic food for diabetics in our community! Donation List: -Stevia -Truvia -Quaker Instant Oatmeal – plain -Rolled Oats -Steel-cut […]

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 place on Saturday, Dec. 28. The count is part of the 120th Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the National Audubon Society. […]

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 that need to be monitored annually (or even more often). We are asking YOU to help us raise money to ensure […]