Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Buzz Is Business Founder To Donate 70,000 Acres

After selling her business, Burt's Bees, the now multi-millionaire, purchased over 120,000 acres of Maine woodlands for preservation.

The Burt's Bees founder, "...wants to give more than 70,000 wild acres next to Maine's cherished Baxter State Park to the federal government, hoping to create a Maine Woods National Park. She envisions a visitor center dedicated to Henry David Thoreau, the naturalist who made three trips to Maine in the 1800s.

The park would be nearly twice the size of Maine's Acadia National Park," says a CBS news report.

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