The Penobscot River Restoration Project is one of the largest, most creative river restoration projects in our nation's history. In an unprecedented collaboration, hydropower company PPL Corporation, the Penobscot Indian Nation, seven conservation groups, and state and federal agencies, are working together to restore 11 species of sea-run fish to the Penobscot River, while maintaining energy production. Successful implementation of the project will revive not only native fisheries but social, cultural and economic traditions of New England's second largest river- the Penobscot.
The Penobscot River Restoration Trust is the non-profit organization charged with implementing the core aspects of the restoration effort, including purchase and removal of the two lowermost dams on the Penobscot River, Veazie and Great Works, and purchase and decommissioning of a third dam, Howland Dam, where a fish bypass will be constructed. Members of the Trust include the Penobscot Indian Nation, American Rivers, Atlantic Salmon Federation, Maine Audubon, Natural Resources Council of Maine, Trout Unlimited, and The Nature Conservancy. The tribe and each conservation organization is represented on the board of directors, along with three additional board members.
Workshop: Fish health vital for profitable farming Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwe Fish Producers’ Association, supported by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society, invites stakeholders in the fish industry and all fish producers to a Workshop and Fish Information Day ...
Warming ocean to affect fisheries by end of century New Zealand
A recent study carried out by NIWA scientists suggests that the rapid warming of the ocean near Tasmania may provide a good indication of how the water around New Zealand will change as the planet warms, affecting the foodweb and fisheries.
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