The 6,015 acres to be purchased borders 7 miles of the eastern boundary of Baxter park, site of Mount Katahdin. The deal awaits private funding and legislative approval.
$3 million have already been pledged for the purchase, and state Conservation Commissioner Patrick McGowan said he’s confident the remaining $11 million will be forthcoming by a July 1 deadline.
Deal Adds 6,000 Acres To Baxter State Park
January 25, 2006