Entries by IHT

Monthly Nature and Bird Walk – May

We hope you enjoy this early May nature and bird walk with our Executive Director, Paul Miller. We will be pre-recording and sharing our monthly nature and bird walks with you on facebook, youtube, and our IHT website until we can walk together again. ENJOY!   LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU SAW OR HEARD IN […]


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 […]

Browntail Moth Update!

We wanted to let you know that we’ve decided to cancel the browntail moth workdays scheduled for this Tuesday (3/17) and next Tuesday (3/24) due to the COVID-19 situation. We’ll be continuing to monitor the situation and will be in touch about future workdays.   In the meantime, there’s a lot of important browntail work […]

Heritage House Closed to the General Public.

In light of the recently declared global pandemic and National Emergency, Island Heritage Trust has made the decision to close Heritage House to the general public. The risk will continue to be assessed two weeks in advance for upcoming events. Updates will be posted on our website and facebook page. This plan will stay in […]

Wings, Waves, & Woods Festival REGISTRATION OPEN!

REGISTRATION INFO Register online HERE or in person, Friday, May 15, (4:30-6:30 PM) at Island Heritage Trust (IHT) and take a look at the Festival Art Exhibit in the barn, 420 Sunset Rd., Deer Isle. Questions? Contact IHT at 207-348-2455 or jmccarty@islandheritagetrust.org Registration is $35 and includes entry to all activities, except where fees are […]

March Moth Madness!

Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30 am-noon at Scott’s Landing Preserve Starting on Tuesday, March 3rd and continuing through mid-April, Island Heritage Trust will host weekly Tuesday morning brown tail moth web-clipping workdays at our preserves, starting with Scott’s Landing.  These workdays are a great opportunity to learn how to identify and remove browntail moth […]

Community Meeting on Browntail Moths

Managing a Health Risk on Deer Isle   Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (early enough so you won’t miss dinner with your sweetie) Deer Isle Town Office: 70 Church St, Deer Isle Show your love for Deer Isle! Join us for a community meeting on the browntail moth and learn how you […]

Adopt a Puffin Adopter! Wings, Waves, & Woods

  This program is postponed until further notice! A heartfelt thank you to those who donated to this program. We will be working with the Isle au Haut school to hold this program once it is safe to gather together again and share the puffin trip experience with the students.     Original Press Release […]