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Wildlife Management District 26
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Wildlife Management District 26 Boundary Description
[Penobscot Bay Area]
Boundary description begins at the southwest corner of WMD 26, and proceeds clockwise.
WMD 26. District 26 shall be that portion of the state located within the following bounds: Beginning at the State Highway #1 bridge across the Passagassawakeag River in Belfast; then following State Highway #1 northerly to State Highway #141 in Belfast; then following State Highway #141 northerly to State Highway #139 in Monroe; then following State Highway #139 easterly to the Pines Rd in Monroe; then following the Pines Rd northeasterly to the Monroe Rd in Monroe; then following the Monroe Rd northeasterly to State Highway #69 in Winterport; then following State Highway #69 northerly to Interstate Highway #95 in Newburgh; then following Interstate Highway #95 easterly to the Bangor and Aroostook Railway tracks in Hampden; then following the Bangor and Aroostook Railway tracks northerly to State Highway #43 in Hudson; then following State Highway #43 southeasterly to State Highway #2 in Old Town; then following State Highway #2 easterly to the bridge across the Penobscot River in Milford; then following the eastern shore of the Penobscot River southerly to the outlet of Blackman Stream in Bradley; then following the northern shore of Blackman Stream easterly to Chemo Pond in Bradley; then following the northern shore of Chemo Pond easterly to the junction with Sibley Brook in Clifton; then following the northern shore of Sibley Brook easterly to State Highway #9 in Clifton; then following State Highway #9 westerly to State Highway #180 in Clifton; then following State Highway #180 southeasterly to the former Maine Central Railway right-of-way in Ellsworth; then following the former Maine Central Railway right-of-way easterly to the crossing on the main branch of Egypt Stream in Franklin; then following the western shore of the main branch of Egypt Stream southerly to the Atlantic Ocean in Egypt Bay in Hancock; then following the western shore of Egypt Bay, Sullivan Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean southwesterly to the point of origin at the State Highway #1 bridge across the Passagassawakeag River in Belfast.
Note: Islands that are served by an automobile causeway, including Verona, Deer Isle/Stonington, and Mount Desert Island are considered part of WMD 26. However, islands surrounding these, which are not accessible by a causeway or bridge, are considered part of WMD 29. Islands located in the towns of Franklin, Gouldsboro, Sorrento, Sullivan, and Winter Harbor are not included in WMD 29.
WMD 26 is located on the Delorme Maine Atlas and Gazetteer Maps # 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, and 24.