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A memoir by Dr. Ronald Davis detailing the creation of the Orono Bog Boardwalk. The Orono Bog Boardwalk is a premier destination in the Bangor/Orono area for persons wishing to experience the beauty and fascinating plants and animals of a Maine bog. The 1-mile boardwalk loop trail begins at the forested wetland edge in the Bangor City Forest, and after 800 feet crosses the Orono town line into the portion of the Orono Bog owned by the University of Maine. Along the way the boardwalk passes through a wide range of changing vegetation and environments on its way to the open, peat moss carpeted center of the Orono Bog.

Document Type

Miscellaneous Publication



Publication Date

Spring 4-4-2022


Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station


Orono, ME


Orono, Bog, Boardwalk, Orono Bog Boardwalk, Ecosystem Services, ecosystem, plants, wetland, Maine, ecology, peatlands, northern peat moss and black spruce bog, peat moss, black spruce, ecotourism, tourist.


Agriculture | Botany | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Monitoring | Forest Management | Historic Preservation and Conservation | Natural Resources and Conservation | Plant Biology | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

MP765: Creating the Orono Bog Boardwalk: A Facility for Education, Research, and Recreation