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Maine Department of Conservation - Natural Areas Program (http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mnap/index.htm)
Features information on state and federal threatened and endangered plants and habitats of particular conservation concern, and stewardship actions designed to benefit these important natural resources (information on threatened and endangered wildlife is maintained by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife).
Focus area maps (using Google maps) are available that highlight areas of conservation concern in Maine counties.
**The program works closely with the Maine Forest Service to provide landowners with property reviews using information from both their database and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Most of this assistance is free, but fees may apply.
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife (http://www.maine.gov/ifw/)
Conserves and manages the state’s wildlife and aquatic resources, and maintains information on threatened and endangered wildlife. Sources of information on threatened and endangered species include:
(http://www.maine.gov/ifw/wildlife/species/endangered_species/index.htm) – provides information on rare animals in the state, including maps of essential habitat protection for the bald eagle, roseate tern, piping plover, and least tern.