This month, the National Park Service (NPS) has hosted a series of public discussions on the future of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. The first three sessions held in Stacyville, Medway, and Millinocket drew approximately 340 participants.
You still have a chance to share your hopes, ideas, and concerns for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument at the fourth listening session to be held this Thursday in Orono.
Listening Session in Orono
When: September 29, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: DP Corbett Building, University of Maine, Orono
Directions: Interactive Map or Description
Parking is available in CCA Commuter Lot
If you can not attend a listening session but would like to provide input, you can share your ideas and questions with NPS by sending your comments by email to:
or by mail to:
PO Box 446
Patten, Maine 04765
All input shared during the listening sessions and write-in comments received by October 10, 2016, will be compiled and made publicly available on the monument website:www.nps.gov/kaww
NPS will also host open house hours at the welcome desks at 200 Penobscot Avenue, Millinocket, Wednesdays 2:00 – 6:00 pm and Lumbermen’s Museum, Patten, Saturdays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm through Columbus Day weekend.
Your input will help inform a management plan for the new monument that will establish the overarching vision for the public lands and guide the direction of future work and activities. Thank you for making your voice heard on this important issue.
Jenn Burns Gray
Maine Audubon Staff Attorney and Advocate
(207) 781-2330 x224
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