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Gov. agencies can do great things

Habitat reconstruction will remove dams while alewives, Atlantic salmon, and brook trout will access thousands of acres of historic spawning habitat. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Restoring Migrating Fish Passages Is Measureless

The Atlantic salmon is the only salmon native to the east coast of the U.S. Once celebrated as the “king of fish," only 1% of the historic population remains [...]

June 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

“America’s Greatest Idea” is under attack

The United States of America is unique in the world because of public lands. Protecting them, and clean air and water should never be politicized [...]

May 2, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Rarely have we seen compromise and cooperation fail – doing the right thing

Words sometimes end in actions. In most cases it is the action that is remembered. In Maine, the "dam" action will be remembered by millions of fish, thousands of anglers, and hundreds of new workers [...]

June 17, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: NOAA restoration plan for the Penobscot River Watershed is huge

Restoring fisheries and observing the Clean Water Act of 1972 separates us from third world countries and elevates our self-esteem.It also out produces, economically, poor ideas of extraction, reckless overfishing, and keeping useless dams in place [...]

May 12, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: New model predicts fish population response to dams

Salmon numbers increased as the number of hydroelectric dams decreased. Main-stem river dams had more impact than dams on tributaries. [...]

June 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Penobscot River dam removal

100 years ago, a series of hydropower dams were built on the river that blocked t the salmon migration and their annual appearance nearly sputtered out. [...]

August 21, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot