Entries by IHT

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 2020

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 […]


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 in the spring for our Earth Day Roadside Cleanup! If you are interested in volunteering through the winter please email Jacob at […]

Roadside Cleanup!

TOMORROW MARKS THE START OF OUR ISLAND ROADSIDE CLEANUP! Please check out the Facebook event page for details. Locations for orange bag pick-up are listed in the event. BE SAFE OUT THERE! We suggest wearing orange or neon colors to increase visibility. Contact us with any questions via Facebook, Instagram, or give us a call: […]

The School Nature is Complete!

We are ecstatic to announce that the School Nature Trail is complete. Thank You so much to our volunteers who made this project possible! Our Environmental Educator, Martha Bell, will be leading an official celebratory student parade through the trail next week. For further information please contact: iht@islandheritagetrust.org