Momentum Conservation Member Conservation Organizations are committed to conserving “Maine’s Special Places” and enriching the lives and well-being of our communities. To learn more about their work, please click on the individual organization’s website links below.

Together our membership of conservation organizations are committed to strengthening the work of conserving and protecting our valuable land and water resources. We support their ongoing stewardship work and back office administration by adding to their capacity, developing new and innovative ways to problem solve, and providing resources, training and expertise.

Momentum Conservation Member Conservation Organizations

Eastern Trail Alliance

Mission: The mission of the Eastern Trail Alliance is to build, maintain, and promote the use of the Eastern Trail, a recreation and transportation greenway from Casco Bay to the Piscataqua River in Kittery, Maine. We do this by inspiring individuals and private and public organizations to partner with us to support this incomparable resource.

Geographic Area: Southern Maine

Francis Small Heritage Trust

Mission: The Francis Small Heritage Trust works to conserve wildlife habitat, forests, and farms and to protect watersheds in northern York and far southern Oxford counties, for the purposes of environmental education, passive public recreation, and conservation.

Geographic Area: Northern York and far southern Oxford counties

Friends of Scarborough Marsh

Mission: Established in 2000, we are an all-volunteer group dedicated to the conservation, protection, restoration, and enhancement of the Scarborough Marsh.

Geographic Area: Scarborough

Maine Audubon

Mission: Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine’s wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people of all ages in education, conservation and action.

Geographic Area: Southern and Western Maine

Maine Farmland Trust

Mission: The mission of Maine Farmland Trust is to protect farmland, support farmers, and advance farming.

Geographic Area: State of Maine

Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay

Mission: To facilitate the conservation of wild or undeveloped open space, scenic areas, and historic landmarks in the Casco Bay region, to foster low-impact and respectful access to such resources and to enhance the cultural, economic and civil well-being of its residents and visitors.

Geographic Area: Islands of Portland, Long Island, Chebeague Island

Portland Trails

Mission: Portland Trails is a nonprofit land trust that preserves green space for public access and connects people with places.

Geographic Area: Greater Portland

Portland Water District

Mission: The Portland Water District’s mission is to protect public health, safety, and the environment by providing our customers first-class water, wastewater, and related services.

Geographic Area: Greater Portland

Saco Valley Land Trust

Mission: The Saco Valley Land Trust works to preserve scenic, historic, recreational and environmental resources in the Biddeford, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach area by acquiring interests in land; protecting open space, scenic areas & water quality, wildlife, and plant habitat for the public good.

Geographic Area: Biddeford, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine

Scarborough Land Trust

Mission: The acquisition, preservation, and management of unique land within Scarborough for the benefit and enjoyment of the public.

Geographic Area: Scarborough

South Portland Land Trust

Mission: Linking Neighborhoods and improving quality of life in South Portland.

Geographic Area: South Portland

Three Rivers Land Trust

Mission: To preserve and protect forever such valued natural resources as lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, agricultural lands, woodlands, historic sites, scenic places and wildlife habitat, in the inland municipalities of York County, Maine

Geographic Area: Acton, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford/Springvale, Shapleigh

Wild Seed Project

Mission: Wild Seed Project works to increase the use of native plants in all landscape settings in order to conserve biodiversity, encourage plant adaptation in the face of climate change, safeguard wildlife habitat, and create pollination and migration corridors for insects and birds.

Geographic Area: State of Maine