Making a Difference Every Day
Because of you, we're making remarkable progress, from the forests of the North Woods to our rivers and streams and the Gulf of Maine. Please explore the pages below to see what you've helped us accomplish and how your support can accomplish even more.
Nearly three years after the removal of the Veazie Dam and a half-dozen other important fish passage projects, river herring are coming back strong.
The Conservancy’s seasonal four-person crew has begun this year’s 14-week state-wide stream barrier survey initiative. See what they're up to.
Collaborating with fishermen and the Portland Fish Exchange, we are working to boost Portland’s marine economy and the Gulf of Maine’s fisheries. See the power of this partnership!
Why would philanthropists in China support our Gulf of Maine work? See why our way of working directly with Maine fishermen inspires supporters like you.
Newly acquired 6,482 acres are part of the forest’s mix of reserve and working forest lands. See why we're celebrating!
With NOAA and other partners and sound science, the remarkable habitats of Maine’s mighty Penobscot River can be restored to good health. Learn more!
See where 95 percent of Maine's commercial fish harvest meets the market ... and why we're partnering with the Exchange.
It starts with sound science and can’t be done without YOUR support. The progress we've made together could serve as a practical how-to guide for any state seeking to heal its waterways.
Restoration at The Nature Conservancy’s Spring River Preserve reflects a booming trend that saves communities money, improves safety and reconnects fish habitat. Dive in!
Winner of Down East Magazine's 2014 Best of Maine Award for Best Under-appreciated Destination! By canoe or foot, explore this remarkable wilderness!
Here's one supporter's inspiring story about his passion for preserving the Gulf. What's your story?
See how The Nature Conservancy takes a big-picture approach to restoring the Gulf of Maine for people and nature.
The Director’s Circle honors generous donors who support our conservation efforts in Maine. Director's Circle members participate in special field trips and other events. Check it out!
see how, with your support, we're restoring rivers throughout New England, including Maine's Penobscot River. Follow the flow.
Securing one of America's great recreation areas in Maine.
See the article in Nature Conservancy Magazine.
This unprecedented and innovative effort will restore more than 1,000 river miles of habitat, opening opportunities for people and nature. See the stories
With your help, we're working with fishermen on an innovations to rebuild fisheries and preserve a way of life for Maine families.
We are working to permanently conserve more than 400,000 acres near Moosehead Lake and create an unprecedented corridor of conservation across Maine’s North Woods. Learn more
Spending time in nature helps two women understand their place in the world. See how you help us foster the next generation of conservationists.
In this Q & A with the Conservancy's Bill Patterson, see how we're achieving sustainable forestry near the Upper St. John River in northern Maine. Check it out
Maine Programs and People
See these inspiring stories of the people behind The Nature Conservancy's work in Maine. Be inspired
MPBN and the Conservancy bring you up close to Maine's people, places, plants and animals. Enjoy these videos
The MNRCP is administered by The Nature Conservancy to provide critical funding for conservation around the state. See how it works and what's funded.