Abstract or Description

This map highlights the locations of essential habitat for Piping Plovers and Least Terns, both of which are endangered in the state of Maine. Essential habitat is defined as areas that both species use for nesting, feeding, and brood-rearing. Conserved areas in Maine are also highlighted on the map.

Source Data Note

Data source: Maine Office of GIS

NAD83/UTM Zone 19N Coordinating

System, Transverse Mercator projection


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