Allagash Wilderness Waterway Advisory Council

Allahash Wilderness Waterway


  • As a result of the recommendations of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Working Group that were signed into law in 2007.
  • To aid in the long-term governance, management and oversight structure for this vital resource and will bring stability, peace and prestige to its management. (As stated in PL 2007, c. 146)
  • To work with the manager of the waterway in developing and maintaining a strategic plan (PDF 760KB) for the waterway and advancing the mission and goals of the waterway. (Pursuant to MRS title 12 1980-A; B)

In addition, the legislation also required the Director of the Bureau of Parks & Lands to "create technical committees as needed to advance the waterway's purposes".

The Advisory Council is made up of seven members:

  • 6 appointed by the Governor
  • 1 representing the National Park Service


  • David Allen - Wilderness recreation member
  • Don Cyr - Cultural and historic preservation member
  • Rick Denico - Chair - Fisheries and wildlife conservation member
  • Jamie Fosburgh - Representative of the National Park Service
  • Brent Hardy - Public Representative
  • Janet McMahon - Natural resources planning and management member
  • Toby Pineo - Sustainable forest management member

Strategic Plan

Annual Report

Advisory Council Meetings

Date and Time Headline Location Additional Information

For more information, please contact:

Bureau of Parks and Public Lands
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-4960