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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: We permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of western Penobscot Bay.

Results: Since 1986, we have permanently protected almost 8,000 acres of land in this rapidly developing part of coastal Maine.

Geographic areas served: western Penobscot Bay region, Maine

Programs: The land trust acquired land and received conservation easements to permanently protect and preserve biological diversity, scenic landscapes, and forest and water resources, and to provide the public with outdoor recreational opportunities.

the land trust continued to act as a steward over the land and easements for which it is responsible.

the land trust published newsletters, maintained a website, and gave educational presentations to increase public awareness of the importance of land conservation. `

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Coastal Mountains Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Coastal Mountains Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Coastal Mountains Land Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.

Review from Guidestar

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Board Member

Rating: 5

Over the last 40 years, I have been involved with numerous nonprofit organizations. Never have I found a more passionate board and staff that inspires participation and donation.