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'Journal Tribune' reports on Owen Grumbling’s role in Wells conservation effort

ogrumblingOwen Grumbling, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Environmental Studies, was mentioned in a Journal Tribune editorial “Conservation efforts in Wells are impressive,” which appeared in the December 12, 2013 issue.

The editorial notes that the “Town of Wells has led the way in public land conservation at the municipal level, and its conservation commission continues to actively grow its land bank, and work with residents to preserve and protect important open space within town borders.”  Owen Grumbling, as Conservation Commission chairman, is recognized in the editorial as a “person leading the charge.”

According to the article, Grumbling, who has held the position of chairman for 30 years, was honored in October with the Robert G. Shafto Award by the Maine Association of Conservation Commissions.

He has made significant contributions to the commission’s project of working with land owners to preserve and protect the Marriland River.

The editorial references an interview with Grumbling that appeared in an article in the November 16, 2013 issue of the Journal.

Read the editorial.

Read the November 16th article.

Posted on: 12/13/2013

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