December 14, 2019

A monument is a park by another name. It won’t help Maine loggers.

The campaign to create a national park in northern Maine has changed course a bit in the past few months. There is now an effort underway by Elliotsville Plantation Inc. to bypass Congress and convince President Barack Obama to designate this land a national monument instead of as a national park. After careful consideration, the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine has decided it is time to voice its opposition.

Source: A monument is a park by another name. It won’t help Maine loggers. — Opinion — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

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Medway Rejects National Park Proposal by Wide Margin

MEDWAY, Maine — Residents rejected a proposed 150,000-acre North Woods national park and recreation area 252-102 in a nonbinding referendum on Tuesday. The 354 votes cast represents about 36 percent of the total 987 registered voters eligible — an impressive turnout in a non-Election Day straw poll, town Administrative Assistant […]

Source: Medway rejects national park proposal by wide margin — Outdoors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

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