Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Overall Mean Values
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains overall mean values for Secchi transparency, color and a series of water chemistry parameters for surveyed Maine lakes. Data were collected by Maine DEP (MDEP), the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine lakes water quality - pH, color, conductivity, alkalinity (by date)
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains pH, color, conductivity and alkalinity data for Maine lakes, by date of collection. Data were collected by ME DEP, Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and other organizations. Data are provided by ME [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine lakes water quality - chlorophyll (by date)
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains chlorophyll data for Maine lakes sampled by ME DEP, Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and other organizations. Data were provided by Linda Bacon, ME DEP.

Data are current through the 2018 sampling year.

To [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine lakes water quality - total phosphorus (by date)
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains total phosphorus data for Maine lakes, by date of collection. Data were collected by ME DEP, Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and other organizations. Data are provided by ME Dept. of Environmental [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine lakes water quality - Secchi transparency (by date)
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains Secchi transparency data for Maine lakes, by date of collection. Data were collected by ME DEP, Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and other organizations. Data are provided by ME Dept. of Environmental [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine lakes water quality - temperature & dissolved oxygen profiles
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains water temperature and dissolved oxygen data for Maine lakes. These data are current through 2018. Data were collected by ME Dept. of Environmental Protection, the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and other [...] [ click to read more ]


Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Annual Mean Values
Bacon, Linda

This data set contains annual mean values (with maxima and minima) for Secchi transparency, color and a series of water chemistry parameters for surveyed Maine lakes. Data were collected by Maine Department of Environmental Protection [...] [ click to read more ]


Audubon Loon Counts: Maine
Maine Audubon

To DOWNLOAD this data file (and metadata), click HERE .

 (Note: If your screen displays the file "AudubonLoonCounts_Maine.zipx, please ignore this file - it is an old version of the data and will shortly be [...] [ click to read more ]


Mousam Lake Water Quality Improvement Project
Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Download this report here.

The purpose of the project was to reduce soil erosion and polluted runoff sources to Mousam Lake, build local commitment to lake protection and ultimately to improve water quality. Staff and volunteers coordinated [...] [ click to read more ]


Mousam Lake Water Quality Improvement Project
Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Download this report here.

The purpose of the project was to reduce soil erosion and polluted runoff sources to Mousam Lake, build local commitment to lake protection and ultimately to improve water quality. Staff and [...] [ click to read more ]


Mousam Lake Water Quality Improvement Project, Phase III
Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Download this report here.

The purpose of the project was to address the major remaining NPS sources to Mousam Lake and continue to improve Mousam Lake’s water quality. Eight high priority sites were fixed with [...] [ click to read more ]


Lake fish of Maine
Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

To open data file, click HERE.

This data set contains lists of fish species in Maine lakes and are derived from MDIFW's lake survey database (2007 update). The database contains a listing of all fish [...] [ click to read more ]


Lake associations & environmental organizations in Maine
Maine Lake Monitoring Program

This file contains a list of lake associations and conservation / environmental organizations that work, in some capacity, with lakes in Maine.  The data include the MIDAS codes and names of lakes present in the [...] [ click to read more ]


Chinese mystery snail sightings
Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP)

This data set contains sightings of the invasive Chinese mystery snail Cipangopaludina (= Bellamya) chinensis. Sightings were made by multiple individuals and reported to the Maine Lake Volunteer Monitoring Program which compiled the data.

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Crayfish records from Maine
Scott, Matthew; William Reid; and others

This data set is a compilation of data from multiple sources, principally Matthew Scott and William Reid. Additional records were obtained from the scientific literature. These data were compiled as part of the Maine Aquatic [...] [ click to read more ]


Freshwater mussels of Maine
Swartz, Beth (data provider)

This data set contains the results of the statewide freshwater mussel survey conducted under the direction of MDIFW. Most of the survey was conducted between 1992 and 2009. In addition to survey-collected samples, there are [...] [ click to read more ]


Lake fish of Maine: Google Earth map
Vaux, P. (compiler). Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife (data source)

The map displays surveyed lakes, list of fish species at each lake and fishery management type (as designated by MDIFW).

Data may be viewed in this Google Earth file: Lake_fish.kmz.

Lists of fish species in Maine [...] [ click to read more ]