Open Space Plan available for online viewing

BAR HARBOR — The town’s official Open Space Plan, developed by the conservation commission with support by the Maine State Planning Office, is now available at the town’s website,, for public review. The in-depth document catalogs the town’s natural habitats, water resources, scenic and cultural resources, recreational resources and working lands. It presents strategies for prioritizing, funding and maintaining these open spaces and presents a vast number of tables, facts and figures related to local conservation. Town councilors will consider acceptance of the plan and potential implementation strategies at their next meeting May 5.

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