Watch Out for Endangered Piping Plover Chicks on Maine’s Beaches, Urge MDIF&W and Maine Audubon

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com][1] Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Edie Smith at (207) 592-4348* **MAINE AUDUBON** 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 *MEDIA: For more information, call Laura Minich Zitske at (207) 233-6811* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2011 **Watch Out For Endangered Piping Plover Chicks On Maine’s Beaches** AUGUSTA, Maine – As Maine’s beach season hits high gear, beachgoers are reminded to care for rare Piping Plovers. The small shorebirds are listed as an endangered species in Maine and are on the federal list of threatened species

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Watch Out for Endangered Piping Plover Chicks on Maine’s Beaches, Urge MDIF&W and Maine Audubon

Wind projects continue in Franklin County

By BJ Bangs Irregular Staff Writer FARMINGTON — Wind projects continue in Franklin County with Saddleback Ridge Wind Project in Carthage bringing 12, 450-feet tall, 2.75 megawatt turbines to the area, enough to power 15,000 homes per year, with a tentative completion date of the summer of 2012, pending permit approvals. read more

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Update on Progress

On the photo to your left, is Marcia Baker, Chairman of the project, checking out the dented and bashed enclosure, probably a moose in rut. Although you can’t see it, the enclosure was beaten into an hour-glass shape

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What We Have Been Waiting For. . .

In this photo you see our first buck grazing on our seedlings .

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What We Have Been Waiting For. . .