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Our Projects > Studies and Information About York's Rivers, Maine > Protected Lands

A number of organizations hold protected lands in the York River watershed. These include:
  • York Land Trust: easements
  • Town of York: Grant House
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
  • Maine IF&W: Mt. Agamenticus area
  • York Water District
  • Kittery Water District
  • Nature Conservancy

L1.  Map of Protected Lands in the York Watershed.  Coastal Mosaic Project, 1999.

The protected land has been mapped at the parcel level by the Coastal Mosaic Project, based on information provided by the York Land Trust.  An electronic database of landowners will later accompany this digital information.

Contact:  Tin Smith or Susan Smith, Coastal Mosaic Project, Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, 207-646-1555 x 115.


L2.  Conservation Options: A Guide for Maine Landowners.  Maine Coast Heritage Trust. 1994.

The "classic" reference for various land protection options in Maine, ranging from conservation easements to donating land to selling land.  Provides an overview of the legal and financial implications of conserving land.

Contact:  Maine Coast Heritage Trust. 207-729-7366.


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