Natural History Organizations and Resources

part of the
Champlain Project - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221

(updated 30 May 2019)

Welcome to the Champlain Project Resource Page.  The natural history of Mount Desert Island and the surrounding region is a major focus of the organizations listed below.

How to contribute to this web site.  Additional listings for this web page should be e-mailed to or sent by traditional mail to the address at the top of this page.

Acadia National Park (P. O. Box 177, Bar Harbor ME 04609) -

Acadia Wildlife Foundation (P. O. Box 207, Mount Desert ME 04660) - no web site

Frenchman Bay Conservancy (P. O. Box 150, Hancock ME 04640) -

Friends of Acadia (43 Cottage Street, P. O. Box 45, Bar Harbor ME 04609) -

George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History (College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609) -

Maine Audubon: Downeast Chapter (P. O. Box 5267, Ellsworth ME 04605) -

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (P. O. Box 669, Mount Desert ME 04660) -

Somes-Meynell Wildlife Refuge (57 Pretty Marsh Road, Mount Desert ME 04660)

The Nature Conservancy: Blagden Preserve -

Wendell Gilley Museum (P. O. Box 254, Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679) -