Maine Woods: A Monument Thoreau Would Admire

Three hours north of Portland, Maine, lies approximately 87,000 acres of pristine land known as the “North Woods.” This land is currently owned by a private foundation who wishes to donate this special place for the establishment of a national monument. This way its forests, bogs, rivers, and streams will be forever protected for current and future generations to explore and enjoy.

Read more about why this spectacular part of Maine deserves to become a national monument at

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