Entries by IHT

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, […]

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 […]