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Buzzards Bay Tern Restoration Project
Entry ID: gomc_160


Summary
Abstract: Phase 1 - Monitor common and endangered roseate tern colonies at Bird
and Ram Island; reclaim a nesting site at Penikese Island, rebuild nesting
habitats at Bird (and possibly Ram) Island, and analyze tern eggs for PCB
contamination. Phase 2- Management and monitoring of endangered roseate and
common tern colonies at Bird and Ram Islands; establishment of nesting areas at
Penikese Island; and stabilization of Bird Island.

Waterbody or Watershed Names: Buzzards Bay

Purpose: The Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP) is
responsible for the conservation and protection of Massachusetts' biodiversity.
Our highest priority is the approximately 190 species of vertebrate and
invertebrate animals and 258 species of native plants and their habitats that
are officially listed as Endangered, Threatened or of Special Concern under the
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Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.76   S: 41.41   E: -70.62   W: -71.04

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
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Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/nhesp/nhesp.htm

Data Center Personnel
Name: JACK TERRILL
Phone: 978-281-9136
Email: jack.terrill at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA National Marine Fishieries Serv.
One Blackburn Drive
City: Gloucester
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 01936
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: No
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 978-281-9136
Email: jack.terrill at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA National Marine Fishieries Serv.
One Blackburn Drive
City: Gloucester
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 01936
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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