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Maine Refuge Staff Recognized for Science Excellence

The Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex staff received the Service's prestigious Rachel Carson Award for Scientific Excellence. They have monitored seabird nesting colonies for over 25 years, helping to identify threats and protect birds like the Atlantic puffin, razorbill and Arctic tern.  The team has also worked with other agencies and organizations to gather data on migratory birds that will help guide coastal and offshore development.

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Published on: Tuesday, March 26,2013

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