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Book Review: A new classic, “Squaretail” by Bob Mallard

"Plunge" stocking over wild fish is not good science, and introducing nonnative fish, and nonnative bait can be dumber than a reality TV show host turned politician. [...]

August 5, 2019 Book Review, brook trout, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The hazards of hydropower

Dams prevent fish migration - limits access to spawning habitat, food resources, and predation escape. Fish passage structures limit % of fish passages [...]

May 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Do 3,700 new dams now in the works worldwide create or solve problems?

In the United States, we built many of our hydropower dams in the early to mid-20th century when we had poor understanding of our rivers and ecology [...]

November 20, 2014 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