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. […]
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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 […]
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: […]
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: email@example.com
Help us welcome our newest staff member Jacob McCarty! He’s joining us as our Volunteer Coordinator & Office Manager, and we couldn’t be more excited. Stop by to say hello and see our groovy new office setup! Happy October all!
This project has put in extensive bog bridging to allow students access to an incredible red maple swamp that will also serve as an alternative way to walk between the High School and Elementary School. Students have been involved since the beginning in building this trail. Although the trail is not 100% complete IHT continues to […]
JOIN OUR TEAM! Click on the links below for full position description. Land Steward Position Description Volunteer Coordinator & Office Manager Position Description
https://www.gofundme.com/island-heritage-trust-campaign-for-trail-counters Island Heritage Trust’s mission includes maintaining public access to natural areas for the local community and island visitors. This campaign is for infrared trail counters at our preserves in order to accurately count visitors and thus generate data on usage of these natural areas. This vital information would help us to plan effective management and […]
Island Heritage Trust is pleased to introduce and welcome our new Development Director, Julia Zell. A life-long lover of the outdoors and passionate about conservation, Julia is an exciting addition to the Island Heritage Trust Team. Some of her favorite times on the preserves are during the winter, covered in snow, and accessed by cross-country […]