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Maine wetlands and their boundaries

Ralph W. Tiner

Maine wetlands and their boundaries

a guide for code enforcement officers

by Ralph W. Tiner

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Published by The Office in Augusta, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetlands -- Maine.

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      Statementby Ralph W. Tiner ; prepared for the State of Maine, Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of Comprehensive Planning.
      ContributionsMaine. Dept. of Economic and Community Development. Office of Comprehensive Planning.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB625.M2 T56 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1670277M
      LC Control Number91623449
      OCLC/WorldCa24494046

      the text. All the Wetland functions and values discussed in this module appear in red, bold italics. Only relatively recently have we begun to understand the many ecological functions associated with wetlands and their significance to society. Wetlands were once considered useless, disease-. The following are a list of selected reports, articles, and books dealing with a variety of wetland topics. Most of these publications are produced by and available from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Northeast Region and the Service's National Wetlands Inventory Project. Publications are .

      ASWM Upcoming Webinars. Members' Webinar: How Coastal Wetlands Reduce Coastal Damage During Tropical Cycles - 8/18/20 Wetland Regulatory Capacity Buildling Project Webinar: Communications Strategies and Lessons Learned for Wetland Programs - 8/20/20 Members' Webinar: Large-scale Wetland Restoration that Harnesses the Power of Natural Infrastructure for Water Quality .   "Wetlands" has become a hot word in the current environmental debate. But what does it signify? In , proposed changes in the legal definities of wetlands stirred controversy and focused attention on the scientific and economic aspects of their management. This volume explores how to define s: 3.

      Ralph Tiner, M.S., M.P.A, has over 30 years of practical experience in wetland delineation and has written extensively on the subject. He has written several field guides including: Field Guide to Non-tidal Wetland Identification, Maine Wetlands and Their Boundaries, A Field Guide to Coastal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern United States, and In Search of Swampland, as well as Wetland. Wetland mapping involv es the use of a photographic, topographic, or other map base. Wetland maps usually indicate wetland type (and in some instances other characteristics) as well as wetland boundaries. Maps are often prepared by simultaneous use of air photos or satellite imagery, soils information, topographic.


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Tiner, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of Comprehensive Planning, June For more information about wetlands protection and Maine's Natural Resources Protection Act contact DEP staff at one of the following locations.

Maine Wetlands and Their Boundaries: A Guide For Code Enforcement Officers. Prepared for the State of Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Office of Comprehensive Planning, Augusta, ME.

Tiner, Ralph W. In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide. Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ. Second edition. Maine State Wetland Program Summary. Section A. Quick View Description of Maine’s Wetlands.

Over five million acres of Maine's wetlands are freshwater wetlands (wooded swamps, shrub swamps, bogs, freshwater meadows, freshwater marshes and floodplains).

Onlyacres are tidal or coastal wetlands. This series of maps, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and distributed by the Maine Geological Survey, identifies and classifies wetlands in Maine. Uses of wetlands information To protect wetlands, you must know what kinds of wetlands you have, where they are, and what is happening to them, i.e., their currrent status and the trends of losses or gains.

Contact Information. 17 State House Station 28 Tyson Drive Augusta, Maine Tel: Fax: The Maine Association of Wetland Scientists is soliciting applications for stipends of up to $2, to fund wetland research being conducted by students actively enrolled in a degree program related to wetland.

An assemblage of plants, animals and their common environment that is extremely rare in Maine or vulnerable to extirpation from the state due to some aspect of its biology.

An example of an S1 community that occurs in freshwater wetlands is the Outwash Plain Pondshore community. Emergent Marsh Vegetation. Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1. Maine wetlands and their boundaries: a guide for code enforcement officers: 1.

Created Date: 3/14/ PM. Wetlands Protection: A Federal, State and Local Partnership. revised: August contact: Background. Maine possesses a wealth and diversity of wetlands unequaled in the Northeastern United States. Fully 25 percent of Maine's land area is wetlands, four times the wetland area of the other five New England States combined.

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Wetlands are among the richest and biologically most productive habitats on Earth. Wetlands occur in many forms, including forested swamps, deep and shallow marshes, bogs, and prairie potholes. Some wetlands such as deepwater swamps are always wet, while others, such as bottomland swamps, dry out in certain seasons.

Wetland mapping for Maine was completed several years ago. Updated mapping is being done for the coastal region. This report provides a summary of the findings of the previous work.

Study Area The state of Maine encompasses o square miles in the northeastern United States. It ranks 39th among states in size and 40th in population. M aine is rich in wetland resources. About 5 million acres, or one­ fourth of the State, is wetland.

Maine has a wide variety of wetlands, ranging from immense inland peatlands to salt marshes and mud flats along the coast. Wetlands are an integral part of Maine's natural resources. Wetlands provide essential habitat for certain types of.

The single most important book on wetlands, newly expanded and updated. Wetlands is the definitive guide to this fragile ecosystem, providing the most comprehensive coverage and in-depth information available in print. Recently updated and expanded, this latest edition contains brand new information on Wetland Ecosystem Services and an updated discussion on Wetland, Carbon, and Reviews: Ralph has written extensively on the subject of wetlands and is the author of several field guides including: Field Guide to Non-tidal Wetland Identification, Maine Wetlands and Their Boundaries, A Field Guide to Coastal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern United States, and In Search of Swampland, as well as an update of the Wetland Indicators.

NWI maps do not substitute for site specific field investigations and wetland boundary delineations required by the Department pursuant to the Natural Resources Protection Act (38 M.R.S.A.

§§A et seq.) and the Maine Wetland Protection Rules (Chapter ). Go here to "Wetlands .MAINE WETLAND lAWS One of the services that the Maine Department of Environmental Protection offers is called Citizens Environmental Assistance Service ("CEAS").

The Department maintains a toll free phone number () which can be reached from any exchange in Maine.Boundaries – wetland and tributary boundaries should be clearly marked in the field with wetland flags to aid in agency verification.

Report – should include the delineation methods, results, data forms documenting the findings, photographs, climate conditions before and at the time of the delineation and other relevant figures.