Caribou Bog - Birmingham

Funding Round/Year: 
2015
Project Sponsor: 
Orono Land Trust/Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
MNRCP Region: 
Central Interior and Midcoast
Location: 
Old Town
Total Cost of Project: 
$196,550
MNRCP Award: 
$185,000
Project Type: 
Fee Acquisition
Project Description: 

This project involved the fee acquisition of 189 acres of wetland and upland forested buffer. This parcel is within the Caribou Bog Wetland Complex state focus area and will be added to the Caribou Bog Wildlife Management Area held by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The property will also protect two vernal pools and vernal pool critical terrestrial habitat.