Entries by IHT

Friends From The Field Webinar

Citizen Science: A Means to Promote Equity and Inclusion in Environmental STEM Thursday, January 7th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm (est) Amara Ifeji will speak to her lived experiences as a BIPOC individual, the marginalization she faced, and how her self-sought passion for water justice led her to foster a connection to serving as a conduit […]

Friends From The Field Webinar

ALL ABOUT BROWN TRAIL MOTHS! Thursday, December 17th, @ 4:00 – 5:00 pm (est) Browntail moth is a nonnative moth that is currently expanding its range in Maine. Come learn about the biology, history, and current situation of browntail moth in Maine. Tom Schmeelk is a forest entomologist with the Maine Forest Service and the […]

Our office will be closed November 26th & 27th

Our office will be closed today and tomorrow in observation of Native American Heritage Day and Thanksgiving. November is Native American Heritage Month. This month was established to honor and recognize Native Americans as the first people of this nation and to celebrate both their cultural heritage and integral importance to our past, our present, […]

We are hiring! – Development Associate

  POSITION DESCRIPTION This year-round position will be 3/4 or full time, depending on the chosen candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation time, and personal days; as well as a health stipend. Salary commensurate with experience. Location: The position is based in Deer Isle, Maine. This is a small, rural, island community (winter […]

Learning With Nature Webinar

ZOOM SESSION FOR FAMILIES REMOTE LEARNING FRIDAY AT 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST Need ideas for learning at home this year? Want to know more about what you can do on our local trails? Do you need downloadable activities for your kids to do in your backyard? BHHT and IHT are offering a webinar on the […]

Friends From The Field Webinar

EMPOWERING AVIAN AMBASSADORS THROUGH BEHAVIOR THURSDAY AT 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST Behavior Matters: How we can empower non-releasable raptors in avian education and deepen our appreciation, sensitivity, and experience with nature. Learn to see what a bird may be trying to communicate, and how Caretaker of Birdsacre, Grayson Richmond, spends his days (and some […]

Friends From the Field

A Lifelong Relationship with Sweetgrass THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020 AT 4 PM EDT – 5 PM EDT Join us to listen to, Carol Dana, from the Penobscot Nation, tell stories about her lifelong relationship with sweetgrass. She works at the Cultural and Historic Preservation Department for the Penobscot Nation on Indian Island and is their […]

IHT announces new Executive Director

We are excited to announce that IHT’s Board of Trustees has appointed Julia Zell as its new Executive Director.  Julia was appointed IHT’s Development Director in April 2019 and has also been serving as Interim Executive Director since the departure of Paul Miller in July 2020.  Julia is a 2014 graduate of the Massachusetts College of […]

Friends From the Field

Mushrooms in Maine: Good, Bad, and Beautiful Co-Hosted by Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Island Heritage Trust THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM David Porter, retired from the Univ of Georgia, moved to Brooklin 14 years ago. He enjoys sharing his fascination with the natural history of mushroom fungi, and before the pandemic has […]