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Tai Chi Comes to Tidal Falls

Nina Zeldin, a certified Tai Chi instructor and staff member at Healthy Acadia, thought Tai Chi was a perfect fit for Tidal Falls Preserve, Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s flagship preserve. Frenchman Bay Conservancy “works to protect ecosystems, lands and water for the benefit of all, and Tai Chi for Health works to protect our bodies and minds… Read more

Visit Marlboro Beach in Lamoine to celebrate a partnership between the Town of Lamoine and Frenchman Bay Conservancy that protected the beach and access to its valuable mud flats. A short ceremony at 2 pm will be followed by live music, food, games, and a live clamming demonstration. Read more

Protecting an Ellsworth Legacy

Following the purchase of a historic 31-acre property on the Bayside Road in Ellsworth from Alice Jordan, Frenchman Bay Conservancy is raising funds to provide a public parking lot, create a trail to the Union River, and cover acquisition costs. The property that Frenchman Bay Conservancy hopes to establish as a nature preserve for the… Read more

2018 will be a great season for going outside! Whether you like to sit back and enjoy the bands during our weekly Monday Music series, step up and help clear trails during our clean ups or Weekly Work Days, or even hone your observational skills with our Spring Hike series led by local Maine Master Naturalists… Read more

We’re hiring!

April 24, 2018

Frenchman Bay Conservancy is hiring a full-time Land Protection Manager to conserve distinctive ecosystems, lands, and waters for the benefit of all in the Frenchman Bay and Union River watersheds east to the Hancock County line. College education and 3-5 years of experience required. The application deadline is May 18th. For more information, visit our… Read more

The Ellsworth Green Plan was the “Talk of the Towns” on Friday Frenchman Bay Conservancy is an important partner in the developing Ellsworth Green Plan. Our Executive Director, Aaron Dority, joined Downeast Salmon Federation’s Brett Ciccotelli, Ellsworth Garden Club’s Mary Blackstone, and others with WERU’s Ron Beard to discuss the plan on the radio for… Read more

Protecting Frenchman Bay for the Benefit of All

A Better Approach to Protecting Frenchman Bay Aaron Dority, Executive Director, Frenchman Bay Conservancy Many of you have been closely following the discussion regarding the re-development of the former Blue Nose ferry terminal in Bar Harbor. During much of the past year, the debate focused on whether or not residents of Bar Harbor, and more… Read more

Frenchman Bay Conservancy is hosting two events in conjunction with Great Maine Outdoor Week and other local partners: a snowshoe at Woodlawn Museum Trails in Ellsworth and a snowshoe on the Simon Trail in Lamoine. Read more in the Ellsworth American.   Woodlawn Snowshoe – February 10, 8:00am to 12:00pm Join Frenchman Bay Conservancy, Woodlawn,… Read more

Community Conservation Film Showing at the Grand

Frenchman Bay Conservancy co-hosted a showing of the new documentary, Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between People & Nature, at The Grand in Ellsworth with Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Downeast Lakes Land Trust. A panel discussion with film maker, Mark Ireland, and representatives from FBC, MCHT, & DLLT followed the film. Read more

Autumn Trail Race a Success!

This year’s Autumn Trail Race once again offered 4-mile and 8-mile options and a total of 72 runners participated in both races.  November 5 was overcast and a bit chilly, but thankfully there was no trace of rain or snow. Jennifer VanDongen of Bar Harbor was the top female finisher in the 4 mile race… Read more