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Winter storms affected many of our trails. Please refer to the Trails page for closures and cautions.

Projects

Reporting on our work, for the record

Marshes for Maine's Future

Using geospatial data to develop locally applicable products for Maine marsh conservation leaders and Climate Ready Coast communities.

Egg Signals in American Lobster

Embryonic chemical signals and their potential effects on maternal lobsters.

Identifying the distribution of and interactions between range-expanding species and American lobsters

Are range-expanding species such as blue crab and black sea bass overlapping with American lobster in the Gulf of Maine? If so, what are the interactions between lobster and novel species?

MIMIC: Marine Invader Monitoring and Information Collaborative

The Marine Invader Monitoring and Information Collaborative is a network of trained volunteers, scientists, and state and federal workers who monitor marine invasive species along the Gulf of Maine.

Reciprocal Relationships in Reserves

Cultural ecosystem services support and maintain place-based values, worldviews, cultural identity, and well-being.

Nature-based Solutions for a Climate Ready Southern Maine

As southern Maine communities prepare for climate change, a decision-support tool will help placement of nature-based solutions.

Paving and Stormwater Management

The Wells Reserve replaces or resurfaces paved roads, parking areas, and walkways in a multipart project beginning in spring 2023.

Pollinator Garden

The New England Wild Flower Society's 2018 Pollinate New England project resulted in a pollinator garden planted along the reserve's entry walkway. It is maintained by master gardener volunteers.

Motus Wildlife Tracking System

Contributing to an international network of researchers using automated radio-telemetry arrays to study movements of small flying organisms.