Title

Marshall Island, 10 miles southwest of Mount Desert Island and once the largest

Authors

Jeff Clark

Source

Down East

Date

6-1-2005

Pages

58-62, 95-96

Abstract

Marshall Island, 10 miles southwest of Mount Desert Island and once the largest undeveloped, unprotected island on the East Coast, has become the cornerstone of Maine Coast Heritage Trust's $100-million Campaign for the Coast. An overgrown airstrip marks the remains of a 1970s attempt to turn the island into an upscale retreat. The trust first began working to protect the island 35 years ago. The trust started its ambitious campaign as prices for islands started to skyrocket and has raised over $72 million in four years. Marshall Island is an important stopping-off point for a wide variety of migratory birds.

Subjects

Land use, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Marshall Island (Penobscot Bay)

Full text is not available here. Please contact the Library for a copy of the article.

Share

COinS