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 ]


Alewife restoration in the Union River watershed
College of the Atlantic: River Ecology & Conservation Class

To view full report, click HERE.

The Union River Watershed—located in Hancock and Penobscot Counties, Maine—is approximately 500 square miles. The Union River is composed of three main tributaries: the East, West, and Middle Branches. [...] [ click to read more ]


Lake fish surveys (Maine): 1938-1944
Cooper, G.; J. Fuller

G. Cooper and colleagues conducted detailed lake surveys of Maine lakes in the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to species lists, the fisheries data include relative abundance, food habits and age-growth. Other data generated [...] [ click to read more ]


Lake benthos surveys (Maine): 1938-1944
Cooper, Gerald and John Cooper

This data set contains the benthic macro-invertebrate data from the Cooper and Fuller surveys of Maine lakes, conducted from 1938 to 1944. Other data generated from these surveys cover water quality, fish and plankton. The [...] [ click to read more ]


A biological survey of the lakes and ponds of Mount Desert Island, and the Union and Lower Penobscot river drainage systems
Fuller, John L.//Cooper, Gerald P.
The report provides information from a detailed survey of fish, water quality and other limnological parameters in lakes of Mount Desert Island, and the Union and Lower Penobscot drainages.

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Audubon Loon Counts: Maine
Maine Audubon

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

 

The data reported here are from Maine Audubon’s loon count, which is a short (half-hour) survey designed to capture a “snapshot” of Maine’s loon population [...] [ 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 ]


Maine Wildlands Lakes Assessment
Maine Land Use Commission

To download the data set, click HERE.

The Maine Wildlands Lake Assessment was initiated by the Land Use Regulation Commission in order to strengthen the Commission's ability to make informed decisions regarding the protection and [...] [ click to read more ]


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 ]