This publication is a basic guide to the Saco River Corridor Commission, its functions, and the requirements of the Saco River Corridor Act.
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The original plan prepared by the Saco River Environmental Advisory Committee explaining the background and development of the corridor concept and containing the proposal which resulted in the Saco River Corridor Act.
The SRCC, the Saco River Corridor Association & the Appalachian Mountain Club, together with the Work-Study Program of the University of Maine, sponsored a work position for the purpose of studying the present recreational use of the Saco River.
This publication provides an excellent history of the Saco River including early settlers, the growing townships, and industrialization. The book also provides several drawings of the Ossipee, Little Ossipee, and Saco rivers as a canoeing guide. It was written by Viola Sheehan.
This report, prepared for the Maine State Park and Recreation Commission, is part of a series of recreation open space corridor studies.
The purpose of the studies is to present the facts and proposals needed as a basis for discussion among state and local agencies and citizen groups to formulate the appropriate course of action needed to realize the potential of Maine’s rivers and associated land resources.
The SRCC, together with students involved with Bonny Eagle Television, produced a 30-minute video that follows the Saco River from its headwaters at Saco Lake in the White Mountain forest of New Hampshire to the mouth of the river at the Atlantic Ocean. The finished product is a short study of the river made by students, for students. The video was made possible by a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund. Quantities are limited.
This publication provides a brief overview of the Commission’s programs and objectives. It additionally details several of the latest advances in the Water Quality Monitoring Program. The document is available for download or in booklet form upon request.