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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Conservation''' is a state executive position in the [[Maine]] state government.  The current officeholder is [[Bill Beardsley]].
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::''Note: This office has been merged with the Maine Commissioner of Agriculture. See that page '''[[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|here]]'''.''
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{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Conservation''' was a statutory position in the [[Maine]] state government.  The commissioner served as head of the Department of Conservation, responsible for preserving, protecting and enhancing Maine's land resources.
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On August 30, 2012, the agency, along with the [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture|Department of Agriculture]], was merged into the [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]].<ref>[http://bangordailynews.com/2012/06/27/politics/agriculture-conservation-departments-merge-aug-30-many-details-yet-to-be-worked-out/ ''Bangor Daily News,'' "Maine’s Agriculture and Conservation departments to merge Aug. 30, but little will change" Accessed August 30, 2012]</ref>
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The last office holder was [[Bill Beardsley]]. He was appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] in 2011 and held the post until the department was merged with the [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture|Department of Agriculture]].
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==Compensation==
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::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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In 2012, the Maine Commissioner of Conservation was to be paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$102,689]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Natural Resources Commissioner]]
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*[[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]]
*[[Bill Beardsley]]
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*[[Gov. LePage appoints state conservation commissioner to Maine Board of Education|'''News:''' Gov. LePage appoints state conservation commissioner to Maine Board of Education]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://maine.gov/acf/index.shtml Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]
 
* [http://www.maine.gov/doc/ Maine Department of Conservation]
 
* [http://www.maine.gov/doc/ Maine Department of Conservation]
  
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==References==
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Revision as of 10:53, 24 June 2013

Note: This office has been merged with the Maine Commissioner of Agriculture. See that page here.
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The Maine Commissioner of Conservation was a statutory position in the Maine state government. The commissioner served as head of the Department of Conservation, responsible for preserving, protecting and enhancing Maine's land resources.

On August 30, 2012, the agency, along with the Department of Agriculture, was merged into the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.[1]

The last office holder was Bill Beardsley. He was appointed by Gov. Paul LePage in 2011 and held the post until the department was merged with the Department of Agriculture.

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Maine Commissioner of Conservation was to be paid an estimated $102,689. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

See also

External links

References