The Department of Parks is the steward of greater than 18,000 acres of land and as such is the most important single supervisor of pure sources in the county. For more than 30 years, the American bald eagle has been perched atop the listing of Endangered Species. The Maine Endangered Species Act applies only to animals – vegetation aren’t included in the legislation. However due to the acutely aware efforts of quite a few international and regional conservation teams, some species are making a gradual rebound away from extermination and their populations are returning to the natural world.
The verdant wilderness we see now in the Catskills, Shenandoah and the Nice Smoky Mountains has all grown back in the past … Read More