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Carson Trail

Carson Trail

Since 2021

In Maine, US

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Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. View of the saltmarsh and the tidal river where the Branch Brook merges with the Merriland River to form the Little River.

About Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge was established to preserve ten important estuaries that are key points along migration routes of waterfowl and other migratory birds. During harsh winters, the refuge's marshes provide vital food and cover for waterfowl and other migrating birds at a time when inland waters are frozen. The refuge also supports piping plover, least terns, peregrine falcons, bald eagles, and other state and federally protected species. Nesting success of plover and terns have benefited from the increased habitat protection. In addition to anadromous fish, many commercially and recreationally important fin and shellfish rely on these coastal wetlands as critical nursery areas.

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