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Natural Geography of Maine

Effective conservation often requires working across humankind's tidy jurisdictional boundaries, looking instead to more naturally defined areas.

Despite their differences in scale, "natural geographies" like ecoregions, watersheds, and corridors can all provide valuable frameworks for shaping on-the-ground land and water protection efforts.

Naturally Defined Geographies of Maine

  • Ecoregions in Maine

    Most of Maine falls within the Northern Appalachian-Acadian ecoregion, which stretches north into Canada. The southern portion of the state contains the northernmost reaches of the North Atlantic Coast and Lower New England-Northern Piedmont ecoregions.

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