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In this Aug. 4, 2015, photo, the Wassataquoik Stream flows through Township 3, Range 8, Maine, on land owned by environmentalist Roxanne Quimby, the founder of Burts Bees. President Barack Obama on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 declared a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres donated by Quimby, fulfilling the conservationist's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

In this Aug. 4, 2015, photo, the Wassataquoik Stream flows through Township 3, Range 8, Maine, on land owned by environmentalist Roxanne Quimby, the founder of Burts Bees. President Barack Obama on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 declared a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres donated by Quimby, fulfilling the conservationist's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument

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PORTLAND, Maine -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday created a new national monument in northern Maine on 87,000 acres donated by the founder of Burt's Bees, fulfilling conservationist Roxanne Quimby's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The Katahdin ...

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