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Green Bay, WI 54229-9565
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Piping Plover - Great Lakes Population

Critical Habitat in Wisconsin

 

The maps and written descriptions are from the Federal Register: Final Determination of Critical Habitat for the Great Lakes Breeding Population of the Piping Plover (32-page PDF)

 

 

Map of Units MN/WI–1, WI–1, WI–2, and WI–3

MN/WI–1: St Louis County, Minnesota.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle map West Duluth, Minnesota (1953, photorevised 1969).

 

Lands 500 m (1640 feet) inland from normal high water line on Interstate Island in T49N R14W S10

 

WI–1: Douglas County, Wisconsin.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle maps Parkland, Wisconsin (1954, photorevised 1975) and Superior, Wisconsin (1954, photorevised 1983).

 

Lands 500 meters (1640 feet) inland from normal high water line from the mouth of Dutchman Creek west-northwestward along the Lake Superior shoreline to the breakwall forming the Superior Front Channel opening to Lake Superior at the Douglas and St. Louis County line.

 

WI–2: Ashland County, Wisconsin.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle maps Cedar, Wisconsin (1964, photorevised 1975); Chequamegon Point, Wisconsin (1964, photorevised 1975); and Long Island, Wisconsin (1964).

 

Lands 500 meters (1640 feet) inland from normal high water line from the southern boundary of T48N R3W, section 1 northwestward along the Lake Superior shoreline to Chequamegon Point Light.

 

WI–3: Ashland County, Wisconsin.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle map Michigan Island, Wisconsin (1963).

 

Lands 500 meters (1640 feet) inland from normal high water line on Michigan Island within T51N R1W sections 28, 20, and 21.

 

Map of piping plover critical habitat in Douglas County, Wisconsin.

 

 

Map of Units WI–4 and WI–5

WI–4: Marinette County, Wisconsin.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle map Marinette East, Wisconsin (1963, photorevised 1969).

 

Lands 500 m (1640 ft) inland from normal high water line from the end of Leonard Street at Red Arrow Park in T30N R24E section 9 south-southeastward to the south end of Seagull Bar including nearshore sand bars.

 

WI–5: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.

From USGS 1:24,000 quadrangle map Two Rivers, Wisconsin (1978).

 

Lands 500 m (1640 ft) inland from normal high water line from the southwest property boundary of Point Beach State Forest near Neshotah Park in the city of Twin Rivers (T20N R25E section 31) northwestward along the Lake Michigan shoreline to the south boundary of section 9, T20N R25E, at Rawley Point.

 

Map showing location of Piping Plover Critical Habitat in Marinette County, Wisconsin.

 

 

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Last updated: November 7, 2011