Peaceful & Pristine: Residents of Grand Lake Stream Have Safeguarded Thousands of Acres of Forest. Now They're Fighting for Their Community's Future



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The dying community of Grand Lake Stream is divided by the desire to retain its wilderness heritage with the need to develop an economy for younger families. A $650,000 grant to develop affordable housing and community facilities has residents concerned that changes will hurt their simple lifestyle in the Maine North Woods.


Big Lake, Chet's Camps, Weatherby's Resort, Jeff McEvoy, Grand Lake Stream, Downeast Lakes Community Forest, Landlocked Salmon Hatchery, Sporting Camps, Downeast Lakes Community Forest, CEI Capital Management, Housing and Economic Development Grant, Lyme Timber Company, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Downeast Lakes Land Trust, Land Protection, Sustainable Timber Harvesting Program,Logging, Guides, Sporting Camps, Timber and Paper Companies, Georgia Pacific, Conservation, Pauline White, Lou Cataldo, Sue LaPlante, Elaine Brown, Selectmen, David Montague, Woodland Pulp, Baileyville, Ecotourism, Lodges, Camps, Dale Tobey, Jeff McEvoy, Grand Lake Stream Canoes, David Marasanski, Grand Lake Stream Fish Hatchery, Long Lake Lodge, Grand Lake Lodge, Al LaPlante, Downeast Lakes Community Forest, Charles Driza, Leen's Lodges, Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill, Cecilia Driza, Brinda Leighton, Les Severance, Pine Tree Store, DLLT, Sporting Camps, Hunting, Guiding, Conservation Efforts, Outdoor Recreation, Passamaquoddy Nation, Indian Township, Princeton, Subdivision, Vacation Homes, Tensions, Development vs. Conservation, Job Creation, Wilderness Economy, Land Trust

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