Dear Friends of Maine Lakes, Thank you for visiting our Interactive Field Guide! Though the primary content pertaining to species identification in this Guide is—for the most part—still correct and useful, the site itself is no longer fully-functional (nor able to be updated). The entire Guide will soon be replaced by a new, expanded website-version of the Maine Field Guide to Aquatic Phenomena. So please stay tuned! Thank you for your patience!

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The Virtual Field Guide was created by the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program, Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants with the help of many supporters. And was updated December 2008 based on the Maine Field Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants and their common native look alikes. We wish to thank all those who so graciously contributed to the updated Maine Field Guide, of which a full listing of contributors can be found in the beginning section of the Field Guide.

Financial Support:
Davis Conservation Foundation
Roy A. Hunt Foundation
Water Resources Research Institute, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research
Maine Department of Environmental Protection

The Virtual Field Guide is also supported in part by user donations. For more information on supporting the Virtual Field Guide and Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program please contact us at or 24 Maple Hill Rd, Auburn, Maine 04210.

Technical Support:
Dan Buckley - University of Maine at Farmington
Don Cameron - Maine Department. of Conservation: Natural Areas Program
John McPhedran - Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Keith Williams - VLMP~CIAP Technical Consultant

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Aquatic Invasive Monitoring

Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program
24 Maple Hill Road, Auburn, ME 04210

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