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2014-03-31 08:31:41

WESTBROOK, Maine, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Fine Paper North America, the City of Westbrook, Friends of the Presumpscot River, the Conservation Law Foundation, and state and federal regulators, including U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maine Department of Marine Resources, have agreed on a plan to evaluate two potential designs for fish passage at the Saccarappa Falls dam. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/MM43821LOGO "We are committed to a collaborative...

2013-10-25 23:02:12

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is receiving from NOAA more than half a million dollars to support Atlantic salmon restoration in Maine. Brunswick, ME (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to receive $174,000 for the conservation organization’s Maine Headwaters Project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Center. The funds are being used to build two fishways on tributary streams as well as replacing two impassable...

2009-12-11 08:47:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has been selected by PPL Montana to provide ecological engineering services for the construction of the first full-height fish passage ladder in the United States built specifically for the bull trout, a threatened species. This $7 million precedent-setting ladder project, which is...

2008-08-21 15:00:33

By NOK-NOI RICKER; OF THE NEWS STAFF ORRINGTON - A new webcam is up at the old Meadow Dam, which is being transformed into a new fishway dam that will allow fish to travel up the Sedgeunkedunk Stream after years of being blocked. The webcam, provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, is mounted on a tree just downstream of where the fishway dam is being created. "Jed Wright and Orrington Public Works installed a web-camera at the site today," Orrington Town Manager Carl Young said...

2008-08-15 03:00:18

Appalachian Power Company Project No.: 2210-169 NOTICE OF APPLICATION ACCEPTED FOR FILING, INTENT TO PREPARE AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT, SOLICITING MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND PROTESTS, READY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS, AND SOLICITING COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AND PRELIMINARY FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS (August 7, 2008) Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.a. Type of...

2008-07-23 21:00:26

By ERIK ROBINSON Anglers line the north bank of the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to fish for shad in June. A new scientific report recommends policymakers pay more attention to the harm caused to native plants and animals by invaders such as shad, an East Coast native that now forms the single largest mass of fish in the lower Columbia River. Shad, native to the East Coast, were brought west in the 1870s. Most Columbia River anglers have no reason to know the name Seth Green....

2008-07-23 15:00:50

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 23--Most Columbia River anglers have no reason to know the name Seth Green. Yet today's Columbia River fish population would be dramatically different were it not for Green's decision in 1871 to hop a westbound train in Albany, N.Y. An early fish culturist, Green was on a mission to seed the Sacramento River with juvenile shad native to the East Coast. Responding to a request from state fish commissioners in California, Green headed...

2008-06-19 06:00:14

By Mike Zlotnicki, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jun. 19--CAPE FEAR RIVER -- Imagine 115 miles of pristine southern river, teeming with fish and other wildlife. Modern boat ramps and recreation facilities dot the banks. Anglers from all over the country arrive each spring, hoping to catch anadromous fish -- those that live in saltwater and spawn in freshwater. That river could be the Cape Fear River, with a little funding and a lot of rock. The Cape Fear is the longest river...

2008-05-19 15:00:18

Juvenile sockeye salmon in northwest Washington's Baker River only recently began their springtime trek to the sea, but early fish counts suggest that Puget Sound Energy's new "floating surface collector" may be inducing the river's largest out-migration of sockeye on record. The 1,000-ton apparatus floating above Baker Lake's 280-foot-deep bottom is designed to attract and safely capture young salmon for transport around PSE's two Baker River hydropower dams. The river's 2008...


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