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Community Conservation News

Fish Passage Restoration Project in Sedgwick Improves Roadway Safety July construction on Route 15 also opens spawning habitat to migrating fish Snows Brook – Press Release Map – MCHT SEDGWICK, ME: A culvert scheduled for replacement along Snows Cove Road in Sedgwick is an exciting step forward for the health of the Bagaduce River and […]

Notice of 2021 Annual Meeting of Members

The Annual Meeting of the Members of Island Heritage Trust, Inc. will be held on July 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM at 627 North Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, ME 04627 St. Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church, 627 North Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, ME 04627.   The Agenda for the Meeting is as follows: […]

Stakeholder Notification of Public Comment Period

Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Island Heritage Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the […]

Spring Garden Planning Follow-up Zoom Meeting

    Tuesday, May 4⋅6:00 – 7:00pm Follow up with Anneli from the Deer Isle Hostel about spring garden planning. This is a follow-up Zoom meeting discussion, part of IHT’s Garden & Farm Series (watch the video here)  If you have any questions email: Jmccarty@islandheritagetrust.org IHT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: […]

Microplastic Pollution in Aquatic Environments

Abby is a Stonington resident who has studied microplastic pollution in our oceans and freshwater since 2012. Microplastic pollution is considered an emerging issue of international concern. An estimated 8-10 million tons of plastic make their way into the oceans each year. They have been found in all the world’s oceans, in freshwater environments, tap […]

Roadside Clean-up

Deer Isle and Stonington have planned a roadside cleanup starting Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, through Sunday, April 25. Bags will be available at the Deer Isle Town Office, Stonington Town Office, and Island Heritage Trust. Information will be posted at www.townofdeerisle.org/environment. We encourage people to adopt a section of the road that we can […]

Volunteer Preserve Steward

Volunteer Preserve Steward Please click the above link: Dear Volunteers, WE MISS YOU! We miss seeing your faces at Heritage House, we miss maintaining the trails with you on Trail Tuesdays, and we miss in-person committee meetings. But you inspire us every day. Your support and dedication keep our mission alive. If you are interested […]

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, […]