About Maine’s Land Trusts

Maine Land Trusts focus on conserving Maine’s natural lands and connect people to nature and the outdoors.  Below is a list of land trust organizations in the state of Maine, from local to national organizations.  These trusts offer many outdoor recreation opportunities, and many acres of preserved lands to explore.

Local Land Trusts in Maine

  • Androscoggin Land Trust
  • Bangor Land Trust
  • Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance
  • Biddeford Pool Land Trust
  • Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Blue Hill Heritage Trust
  • Boothbay Region Land Trust
  • Brewer Land Trust
  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust
  • Cape Elizabeth Land Trust
  • Chebeague and Cumberland Land Trust, Inc.
  • Chewonki Foundation
  • Coastal Mountains Land Trust
  • Crabtree Neck Land Trust
  • Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association
  • Damariscotta River Association
  • Downeast Coastal Conservancy
  • Downeast Lakes Land Trust
  • Downeast Rivers Land Trust
  • Eastern Trail Alliance
  • Ecotat Trust
  • Falmouth Land Trust
  • Foothills Land Conservancy
  • Forest Society of Maine
  • Francis Small Heritage Trust, Inc.
  • Freeport Conservation Trust
  • Frenchman Bay Conservancy
  • Friends of Merrymeeting Bay
  • Friends of Wilson Pond Area, Inc.
  • Georges River Land Trust
  • Gorham Trails, Inc.
  • Great Diamond Island Land Preserve
  • Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust
  • Great Works Regional Land Trust
  • Greater Lovell Land Trust
  • Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
  • Holden Land Trust
  • Island Heritage Trust
  • Islesboro Islands Trust
  • Kennebec Estuary Land Trust
  • Kennebec Land Trust
  • Kennebunk Land Trust
  • Kennebunkport Conservation Trust
  • Kittery Land Trust
  • Landmark Heritage Trust
  • Loon Echo Land Trust
  • Mahoosuc Land Trust
  • Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust
  • Maine Audubon
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust
  • Maine Farmland Trust
  • Maine Huts and Trails
  • Maine Island Trail Association
  • Maine Wilderness Watershed Trust
  • Medomak Valley Land Trust
  • Midcoast Conservancy
  • Monhegan Associates
  • Mt. Agamenticus to the Sea Conservation Initiative
  • New Brunswick Community Land Trust
  • New England Forestry Foundation, Inc.
  • North Haven Conservation Partners
  • Northeast Wilderness Trust
  • Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay
  • Orono Land Trust
  • Peaks Island Land Preserve
  • Pemaquid Watershed Association
  • Phippsburg Land Trust
  • Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation
  • Portland Trails
  • Presumpscot Regional Land Trust
  • Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust
  • Royal River Conservation Trust
  • Saco Bay Trails
  • Saco Valley Land Trust
  • Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust
  • Scarborough Land Trust
  • Sebasticook Regional Land Trust
  • Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association
  • Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance
  • Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine
  • Somerset Woods Trustees
  • South Portland Land Trust
  • Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative
  • Southern Maine Wetlands Conservancy
  • The Nature Conservancy in Maine
  • The Nature Trust of New Brunswick
  • The Trust for Public Land
  • Three Rivers Land Trust
  • Upper Saco Valley Land Trust
  • Upper St. John Land Trust
  • Vinalhaven Land Trust
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve & Laudholm Trust
  • Western Foothills Land Trust
  • Woodie Wheaton Land Trust
  • York Land Trust, Inc.

Statewide Land Trusts in Maine

  • Forest Society of Maine
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust
  • Maine Farmland Trust
  • New England Forestry Foundation
  • Northeast Wilderness Trust
  • Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine Land Trust

National Land Trusts in Maine

  • Access Fund
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy
  • Civil War Trust
  • Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
  • Fundacion De Conservacion Tierra Austral Land Trust
  • Garden Conservancy
  • Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy
  • National Park Trust
  • North American Land Trust
  • Rocky Mountain Elk foundation
  • The Conservation Fund
  • The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Trust of Public Land
  • Wilderness Land Trust