Saturday, October 1, 2011

Should there be a Maine Woods National Park?

The multi-millionaire founder of Burt's Bees, Roxanne Quimby, is proposing to donate 70,000 acres to the federal government, a tract of land that lies just east of Maine's Baxter State Park. Her vision is to create a brand new Maine Woods National Park.

Below is a discussion with Ms. Quimby, and others who oppose the controversial proposal, on Maine Public Broadcasting Network's Maine Watch program with Jennifer Rooks:






Watch the full episode. See more Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks.



For more information on the Maine Woods National Park, you can visit the Maine Woods Coalition website.



Jeff
HikingintheSmokys.com

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