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Race Route Marked

October 22, 2018

Now you can follow the 4-mile (orange) and 8-mile (blue) routes on the Baker Hill, Long Ledges, and Schoodic Connector Trails to train for the upcoming Autumn Trail Race. Maps and more information. Read more

It’s Trail Race Season – Double Trouble Race Series begins October 28

The days are shorter, the mornings cooler. Leaves are losing their green luster, revealing yellow, orange, and red pigments only seen this time of year. It’s finally autumn. It’s finally trail race season! This year, Frenchman Bay Conservancy is helping launch a coalition of six Downeast nonprofits hosting the first annual Downeast Conservation Trail Race… Read more

Frenchman Bay Conservancy will host a groundbreaking on Monday, August 20th at 5:00pm This July, Frenchman Bay Conservancy surpassed $2 million in fundraising for its Tidal Falls Preserve Capital Campaign! Located in Hancock, Tidal Falls Preserve is a beloved open space known for a reversing falls and its popularity for picnicking, entertaining, or watching wildlife…. Read more

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