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Forest Ranger Cutbacks an the Impact on the County – Pt 1

Forest Ranger Cutbacks an the Impact on the County – Pt 1

| March 19, 2015

Aroostook County, ME – Professor and officer Tony Enerva is concerned about the impact ┬ácuts in the Maine Forest Rangers may have may have, “The governor’s proposal to cut 36% the current forest rangers, is unacceptable.” That proposal to eliminate large portions of the Forest Rangers has created a heated debate. Some people here in […]

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Maine Forest Rangers

Maine Forest Rangers

| February 5, 2015

Aroostook County, Me – The Maine Forest Rangers are a long standing law enforcement body in Maine. That could soon be changing if Governor Paul Lepage’s proposed budget passes. This, according to Forestry Commissioner Walter Whitcomb, is to focus more on the forest, “Those in the department are very very anxious that we focus on […]

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Safety And Hazard Awarness Reminders For Burning

Safety And Hazard Awarness Reminders For Burning

| May 14, 2014

Forest Rangers and The Presque Isle Fire Department have already responded to a few incidents involving controlled burns this Spring. They say it’s important for someone to properly put out the fire, and it’s the responsibility of the person to understand the hazards and safety measures. Permits are required for any burn. Rules and details […]

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