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Bird Statement Included in MPBN Article on Orono Bog Mining Proposal

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network included a statement from Jim Bird, a science librarian at the University of Maine and director of the Orono Bog Boardwalk, about a quarrying proposal near the bog. In Bird’s written testimony he submitted to the Orono planning board, he said the bog is home to a variety of plants and animals unique to bogs and highly sensitive to environmental changes.

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