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Land Trusts Speak Up

A clammer in Sipp Bay, previously protected using funds from Land for Maine's Future

In 2015, the land trust community stepped up to address a series of controversial bills in Augusta. The Governor’s decision to hold up the Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) program for the second time in two years stole most of the headlines. However, the legislature also addressed whether land trust preserves should be taxed and numerous other bills with conservation implications.

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