Katahdin Woods and Waters leader turns attention to Portland’s parks and open spaces

Press Herald

The man who led his family’s long effort to create the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in northern Maine says the family’s foundation is willing to provide startup funds for an effort to support parks, trails and open spaces in Maine’s largest city.

Lucas St. Clair and Portland officials announced Wednesday that they will form a private-public partnership called the Portland Parks Foundation or the Portland Parks Conservancy – the exact name has not been chosen yet.

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