The Sunkhaze Unit of Sunkhaze Meadows (11,485 acres) is located in the Town of Milford, Penobscot County, approximately 14 miles northeast of Bangor. The refuge is about three miles east of the Penobscot River and bounded on the west by a railroad line, on the south and east by the County Road, and on the north and east by the Stud Mill Road.
The Benton Unit (334 acres) is in the Town of Benton, Kennebec County, about five miles northeast of Waterville. This division is just east of the Sebasticook River and is bounded by Route 139 on the west, Fowler Brook to the east and Albion Road to the south.
The Sandy Stream Unit is located in the Town of Unity, Waldo County. The 58-acre Division is bounded on the east by Sandy Stream that flows into Unity Pond to the north, west by the Prairie Road and to the south by town owned land then Route 139.
Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is managed by the staff of Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge. The headquarters of Moosehorn NWR is located in Baring, Maine just off of Route 1. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Printed materials are available at the office 24 hours a day.
Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge is located off Route 1 southwest of Calais, ME. It can be reached by taking Route 1 north from coastal Maine, Route 1 south from northern Maine, or Route 9 east from the Bangor area. Watch for the Refuge office sign along Route 1.
Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge103 Headquarters RoadBaring, ME 04694Phone: 207-454-7161Fax: 207-454-2550Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sunkhaze Meadows is best-known for the numerous species of neotropical migratory birds, especially warblers, which delight birdwatchers in May and June. In fact, all 24 species of warblers that visit Maine each year may be found within the refuge.