Category: education and research
Goals: To identify, protect, and restore nationally important fish and wildlife habitat in voluntary partnerships with federal and state agencies, local government, national and statewide conservation groups, local land trusts, industry, and private landowners in the Gulf of Maine watershed.
Focus on trust resources of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including migratory birds, anadromous fish, and nationally threatened and endangered species; current emphasis on protecting and restoring coastal nesting islands, coastal wetlands, watersheds with Atlantic salmon and other anadromous fish, and national wildlife refuges; currently completing a GIS analysis identifying high value habitat for declining trust resources throughout Gulf of Maine watershed - an excellent tool for promoting/supporting habitat protection in your community.
Ecological understanding of coastal environments in the Gulf of Maine; biological analysis capabilities; technical expertise in computer database management; Geographic Information Systems; remote sensing and image processing; outreach skills; knowledge of federal funding opportunities that support habitat protection and restoration; expertise in coordinating/promoting partnership activities; fact sheets; brochures; publications; speakers; volunteer and internship opportunities.
Resources: see above
Region: Casco Bay