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Friends From The Field Webinars

Upwest & Downeast: Meandering the Maine Coast by Sea Kayak Co-hosted Webinar Series with Blue Hill Heritage Trust In the summer of 2017, Michael & Rebecca Daugherty took the summer off from their jobs as sea kayak guides to live out of their kayaks along the coast of Maine for nearly two months, starting from […]

Webinar: Sustainable Foraging with Brighid Doherty

May 28th: Sustainable Foraging with Brighid Doherty, founder of The Solidago School of Herbalism – The intrigue around harvesting wild medicinal plants is ever-growing.  It is important to know how to harvest wild plants in ways that support their populations.  We are currently putting many medicinal and edible wild plants at risk of endangerment from over-harvesting and poor wildcrafting techniques.  […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

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. We will check phone messages every day, but emailing iht@islandheritagetrust.org with any questions or concerns is the best option. Thank you […]

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, Tuesday, May 12th at 4:30pm.   Part 1: Reach Beach Part 2: Salt Marsh Questions? Email: jmccarty@islandheritagetrust.org

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, Juniper, and Spruce. We will also look for spring medicinal weeds that may be sprouting, along the way. All ages are welcome! […]

#GivingTuesdayNow

Today is the day! #GivingTuesdayNow is a day of global unity and giving. Our goal is to reach, or surpass, 50 individual donations – of any size! We hope you’ll consider participating, not only by supporting us – but others as well; if you can. Your support helps to ensure open space, public access to the outdoors, wildlife habitat, […]

Friends From the Field

Friends From the Field Webinar Series We are excited to announce a NEW Webinar Series co-hosted by BHHT and Island Heritage Trust, featuring local naturalists, professionals from environmentally focused organizations, and outdoor learning experts to share their knowledge, virtually, during a time when we can’t all be out in the field together. The webinars will take place LIVE every […]

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 the public, and the staff is working from home until further notice. We will check phone messages every day, but emailing iht@islandheritagetrust.org […]