Holding Back the Tide: The Thirty-Five Year Struggle to Save Montauk Joan Powers Porco

ISBN: 9781932916058

Published: September 13th 2005

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211 pages


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Holding Back the Tide: The Thirty-Five Year Struggle to Save Montauk  by  Joan Powers Porco

Holding Back the Tide: The Thirty-Five Year Struggle to Save Montauk by Joan Powers Porco
September 13th 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 211 pages | ISBN: 9781932916058 | 6.79 Mb

Concerned Citizens of Montauk was formed in 1970 as an organized response to block plans by developers to build 1,400 houses near Big Reed Pond. As a direct result, Theodore Roosevelt County Park was created. Building on successes such as this firstMoreConcerned Citizens of Montauk was formed in 1970 as an organized response to block plans by developers to build 1,400 houses near Big Reed Pond. As a direct result, Theodore Roosevelt County Park was created.

Building on successes such as this first one, CCM evolved to become one of the most effective citizens groups on the East End over the next 35 years, working to preserve the unique and fragile environment and ecology of Montauk. Today it boasts a membership of over 800 residents. In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the organization, this book tells the story of Concerned Citizens of Montauk, its evolution, history, and struggles to preserve the natural beauty of the town on the very east end of the East End.



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