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Boreas Ponds Debate Continues

Season 2016 Episode 48 | 26m 46s

In May 2016 the state announced the completion of the largest land acquisition in more than 100 years, The Boreas Ponds tract, which was the final purchase from a 2012 agreement with the Nature Conservancy. Should the land be designated as "wild forest" or "wilderness?" The vocabulary might not seem like a big difference but it's at the very heart of a debate.

Aired: 12/02/16

Rating: NR

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