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Land Protection

The Refuge includes ten Divisions totaling 5,293 acres of mainland that spans 50 miles of the Maine coast in the towns of Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Biddeford, Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, Wells, Ogunquit, York, and Kittery.  Refuge habitats include salt marsh, beach, dune grassland, rocky shore, marine open water, estuary, tidal river, freshwater wetlands, upland forest, shrubland, and grassland. These habitats support diverse biological communities and several Federal trust species unique to the Refuge System.

Refuge Division Maps

Brave Boat Harbor Division (Kittery/York)

Moody Division (Ogunquit/Wells)

Lower Wells Division (Wells)

Upper Wells Division (Wells/Kennebunk)

Mousam River Division (Kennebunk)

Goose Rocks Division (Kennebunkport)

Little River Division

Biddeford Pool Division (Biddeford)

Goosefare Brook Division (Saco/Old Orchard Beach)

Spurwink River Division (Scarborough/Cape Elizabeth)



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