Downeast Coastal Conservancy conserves natural habitats and resources of the coastal watersheds, islands, and communities of Washington County, Maine, for present and future generations.
We offer public access hiking trails on 12 of our conservation areas. These trails cover a splendid variety of settings including coastal islands, water trails, riverside walks, beaches, and mountains on the sea.
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We need your help to continue protecting special places in coastal Washington County. Join our efforts working to protect the land we all love.
Since starting my internship in May with DCC, I have been fortunate enough to be able to spend a good bit of time outside on the trails at a number of DCC’s properties. A few weeks ago, I hiked the approximately 2.5-mile trail system at Tide Mill Creek in Jonesboro...read more
Machias, Maine (March 21, 2018) Originally from the United Kingdom, Jon moved to Perry, Maine in 2001 to join his wife Nancy. Jon brings a broad range of management experience from a variety of disciplines, including work with non-profit organizations....read more
Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence Machias, Maine (March 15, 2018) – Downeast Coastal Conservancy (DCC) announced today that it has achieved national recognition as an accredited land trust– joining 398 other...read more