My Favorite Place: Yvon Chouinard: Kennebec River
The founder of outdoor retailer Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, moved away from the Androscoggin Valley when he was 8 years old. But he maintained ties to Maine, and years later, Patagonia helped Maine environmental groups get Augusta's Edwards Dam removed.
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Kevin, Brian, "My Favorite Place: Yvon Chouinard: Kennebec River" (2019). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5227.