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The Presumpscot River Management Plan Steering Committee is pleased to present this draft management plan for the Presumpscot River. It reflects three years of background research on major issues of concern, development and review of options for addressing these concerns, and lastly, after input from several public meetings and a written public comment period, development of the Final Plan recommendations.


This report reflects the view of the Presumpscot River Management Plan Steering Committee with funding and assistance provided by the Casco Bay Estuary Project and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1.

Facilitation, analysis, and technical assistance provided by Land and Water Associates, Hallowell, Maine.

Representatives of the following organizations participated substantially as members of the Steering Committee in the development of the background information and/or the development of this Plan. Their participation does not necessarily imply endorsement of the Plan:

Coastal Conservation Association

Friends of the Presumpscot River

Greater Portland Council of Governments

Hannaford Brothers

Maine Atlantic Salmon Commission

Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection

Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Maine Dept. of Marine Resources

USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Portland Trails

Portland Water District

Presumpscot River Watch

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


Watersheds, Presumpscot River


Presumpscot River



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