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Orono Bog

Orono Bog
Orono Bog

Occurring in a glacial depression, Orono Bog is a classic, northern sphagnum bog and illustrates zonation of flora from lowland and bog to upland forest. It is uniquely accessible to the public and for teaching and research purposes.

Location: Penobscot County, ME

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 600

Ownership: State, Municipal, Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012