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Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:29 p.m.
Let’s aim for designation of Cashes Ledge and the Canyons and Seamounts as a National Marine Monument. @CLF @POTUS https://t.co/lo7bbDbJnj — Kerry Mackin (@kerrymackin) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Conservatives For Responsible Stewardship praise monument designation

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:27 p.m.
“Establishing the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument allows the region and its economy to benefit from a remarkable land gift and monetary endowment, and on this 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, it shows the same vision and generosity that made Acadia National Park possible more than a …

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
.@PressSec says Admin worked “very closely” with officials in Maine leading to national monument designation of Katahdin Woods. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Another stamp for the #NationalParks pass. New Nat’l Monument in Maine. Cheers and Jeers from locals https://t.co/Dh0MZzLbnY #mepo — jennifer levitz (@jenniferlevitz) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:21 p.m.
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Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
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Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
Had a 2013 three day *bikepacking #blickventure in the Maine North Woods though this area east of Baxter State Park. https://t.co/chx7UdPuuP — Dan Blickensderfer (@Dan_Blick) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:13 p.m.
Thanks Obama! Huge win for future generations of Mainers! https://t.co/UD4ZcByt0p — Eamonn T. Dundon (@etdundon) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
My thoughts on the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument: https://t.co/MZWxVDSxMk — John Holyoke (@JohnHolyoke) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
This happened while we were meeting at my condo today, @robertbholmes! Historic moment for #Maine. https://t.co/ERleeSZmsh — maineprmaven (@maineprmaven) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
Today the Katahdin region got a new national monument #Northwoods #National #Monument and a the measurement is… https://t.co/dk2nFcHm85 — Gary Allen (@garyallen262) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Sen. Collins makes statement on national monument designation

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
“While I recognize that the President has the legal authority to designate national monuments, I believe he should not have used his executive authority given the objection lodged by the Maine Legislature, the lack of consensus among Mainers who live in the area, and the absence of Congressional approval.  Bypassing …

Maine House Republicans criticize monument designation

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
“This unilateral federal overreach is shameful and outrageous,” Assistant House Republican Leader Rep. Ellie Espling of New Gloucester said. “With the passage of LD 1600 last session, the Maine Legislature, on behalf of our constituents, sent a strong bipartisan message to the Obama administration that they did not want this national monument …

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:59 p.m.
Having backpacked Baxter SP in Maine many times, I love this. 87,500 Acres in Maine desgnated as National Monument. https://t.co/SSntIjgCqP — Steve Buerkle (@SteveBuerkle) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:56 p.m.
a vast area east of Baxter State Park in Maine is a #nationalmonument, Roxanne Quimby, thank you for your vision and generosity! #mepolitics — Robert Morrison (@rlm_ma) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Appalachian Mountain Club releases statement on monument

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
“This is an historic day for Maine. The expertise of the National Park Service in building trails and other recreational infrastructure, and helping people learn about spectacular outdoor places, creates an incredible opportunity for conservation, recreation, and new nature-based tourism jobs in the region,” AMC Senior Vice President Walter Graff …

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:47 p.m.
Huge thanks to @SenAngusKing. New #MonumentforME is a legacy for the future. pic.twitter.com/U1tgdNodgc — Maine Woods Monument (@MonumentForME) August 24, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE the North Woods to today https://t.co/SwjXQ2efqK pic.twitter.com/5V1H9ynvM6 — Bangor Daily News (@bangordailynews) August 23, 2016 Story continues below advertisement.

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.