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FBC Offers Spring Hike Series

Frenchman Bay Conservancy will be hosting a Spring Hike Series in coordination with the Downeast Senior College starting May 13. There will be 4 hikes in the series and they will take place on trails in Hancock, Lamoine, and Ellsworth.  All hikes will be easy to moderate difficulty to accommodate a wide range of ability… Read more

Spring Hike Series Starts May 13

Frenchman Bay Conservancy and Ellsworth-based Downeast Senior College are teaming up to provide a series of four hikes this spring! All of the hikes are free and open to the public and will be held at trails in Ellsworth, Lamoine and Hancock.  Find our more here! Read more

Conservancy Receives $100,000 to Conserve Land on Taunton Bay

Hancock – Frenchman Bay Conservancy (FBC) has received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant to permanently protect 167 acres along Taunton Bay.  These acres are within the Taunton Bay Beginning with Habitat Focus Area, one of the most significant tidal wading bird and waterfowl… Read more

FBC Participated in Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

While there was not enough snow for skiing or snowshoeing, FBC held hikes at the Sunrise Trail and Simon Trail to celebrate Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Nearly 30 people joined us on Saturday, February 4 to hike a portion of the Down East Sunrise Trail and enjoy a bonfire and refreshments. This event was co-sponsored… Read more

Thank you to all who took the time to take our Strategic Planning Survey! We will use your feedback to help us develop our new long-range plan. Stay tuned for more information! Read more

HANCOCK — The Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s decade-long goal to create a 10-mile “wildlife corridor” from Schoodic Mountain in Sullivan to the Schoodic Peninsula has received another boost. The organization recently received a $5,000 grant to conduct a natural resource inventory and develop a management plan for newly acquired property on the Schoodic Peninsula, according to… Read more

Schoodic Connector Trail

January 15, 2017

FBC’s new Schoodic Connector Trail was featured in the Portland Press Herald on November 6, 2016. http://mainetoday.com/maine-outdoors/hiking-outdoors/hiking-maine-schoodic-connector-trail-destined-classic/ Read more