When the Mission Partnered to Help Conserve Two-Thirds of Frenchboro

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June 9, 2019 — By Carey Kish

In the late 1990s, roughly two-thirds of [Frenchboro], was listed for sale. [C]oncerned island residents forged a partnership with the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, the Island Institute and the Maine Seacoast Mission to conserve the land. A massive fund-raising effort ensued, and in 2000 the parcel was acquired by MCHT.

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