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Boreas Ponds Debate Continues

Season 2016 Episode 48 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

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

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning