Resolve, Authorizing Certain Land Transactions by the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands (2006)

The Legislature had the opportunity this session to help realize Governor Baxter’s vision of an expanded Baxter Park, including lands surrounding the magnificent Katahdin Lake. This rare opportunity to preserve more than 6,000 acres adjacent to Baxter State Park hung in the balance, however, as the Legislature attempted to reconcile competing visions for how the land would be used – for wildlife protection, remote recreation, and traditional uses. Ultimately, a compromise was reached and 4,000 acres will be retained as a wildlife sanctuary and the balance of the land will be managed by the Bureau of Parks and Lands.

Senate Votes

District Name Vote
32 Joseph C. Perry Sr.

House Votes

District Name Vote
109 Susan M. W. Austin
140 Christopher W. Babbidge
101 Richard M. Cebra
16 Margaret M. Craven
34 John L. Martin
95 H. Sawin Millett Jr.
31 Anne C. Perry
143 John L. Tuttle