Downeast Maine Maine landscape

Downeast Maine has a one-of-a-kind beauty, with pristine forests, clean waters, and crisp air. In 2012, we did our part to preserve these features, with support from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. Providing funding to the Downeast Lakes Land Trust, we… Read More

Androscoggin Valley Conservation Initiative Androscoggin River

The Fund has been working for nearly a decade in the Androscoggin Valley, conserving river frontage, wildlife corridors and historic lands. Our work continues as we partner with willing land owners, land trusts and state agencies to save key lands in this region…. Read More

Machias Lakes Boat on Fourth Machias Lake in Maine

We partnered with the Maine Department of Conservation on the acquisition of nearly 8,000 acres surrounding the Machias Lakes of eastern Maine. The project protects almost 250 miles of prime lake, river and stream frontage—a truly amazing legacy. Some 86 percent of the… Read More


Tom Boutureira
Tom Boutureira Machias, Maine
(207) 255-1478

New England Field Representative Tom Boutureira joined The Conservation Fund in 2014. Tom has worked around the state of Maine and in South America on natural resource management and conservation projects including community forests, recreational trails, and strategic conservation planning. Tom holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Maine at Machias.