Can ecotourism succeed in Millinocket?

Posted July 21, 2009, at 9:52 a.m.

Developer and entrepreneur Matt Polstein is close to completing a first phase of his ambitious ecotourism project in Millinocket. Can such endeavors make it in Millinocket? Is this sort of development the best hope for economic revival in the region? What must

municipal and local business leaders do to help such projects succeed? Is there an anti-tourism bias in the region? If so, can it be overcome? Or will the region always be driven by the forest-products industry?