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Outdoor recreation needs sustainable funding

As a state that relies heavily on tourism and recreation as one of its primary economic forces, Maine has been squandering one of its most valuable assets for far too long: the land and open space that locals and visitors love so much. read more    

WAGMTV BackYard Camping Story

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Maine Backyard Campout encourages safe outdoor fun amid pandemic

Nearly 30 communities have so far signed up for the July 10-11 weekend event. NORTH YARMOUTH — With many traditional summertime events canceled or altered this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Maine Recreation and Park Association is encouraging families across the state to celebrate the outdoors in a safe and socially distanced way: […]