Conservationalists and Gov. John Baldacci are announcing a land acquisition in western and northern Maine. According to Baldacci is calling this acquisition “a landmark achievement.”Within the “100-Mile Wilderness” region, the Appalachian Mountain Club with be acquiring the 29,500 acre Roach Ponds tract. The current stretch of land is a 63-mile-long corridor of conservation land that is made up of 600,000 acres from Moosehead Lake to Baxter State Park. Furthermore, The Nature Conservancy is acquiring 15,000 acres in the Moose River Reserve.