Entries by IHT

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 […]

Friends From The Field Webinars

Art and Environmentalism from an Indigenous Perspective Co-hosted Webinar Series with Blue Hill Heritage Trust THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM   Ranco’s talk will focus on how her ancestral connectivity to the Penobscot Bay region has influenced her artwork and passion for environmentalism. She will discuss the collective responsibility of […]

Friends From The Field Webinars

Nightlife: How Animals Adapt their Senses for Success in the Dark Co-hosted Webinar Series with Blue Hill Heritage Trust Thursday, August 27th, 4:00-5:00 pm    More than half the animals that live on this planet are nocturnal and have adapted their senses to succeed living in a world with limited vision. This presentation will look […]

Friends From The Field Webinars

The Secret Lives of Beavers Co-hosted Webinar Series with Blue Hill Heritage Trust Thursday, August 20th, 4:00-5:00 pm    Beavers are incredibly social creatures who are second only to humans in their ability to manipulate and construct their environment to suit their needs. In this presentation, we will talk a little bit about the history […]