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2014-11-24 23:03:22

Of the estimated 2,000 dams in the State of Maine, over 90 percent are located in tributary streams where critical spawning habitat for migratory fish is found.

2014-11-13 23:03:55

The Lee Wulff Award is presented annually in his memory.

2014-02-26 23:02:23

Funds raised from the dinner and auction will be used for conservation and restoration projects in Maine. St.

2013-11-14 23:20:28

Laura Rose Day has been named by the Atlantic Salmon Federation as the 2013 recipient of the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. St. Andrews, N.B.

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)

2013-07-31 23:04:24

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is celebrating the removal of Veazie Dam and the one year anniversary of the removal of Great Works Dam, both on Maine's Penobscot River. (PRWEB)

2012-08-30 23:03:51

Wild Atlantic salmon returns to Maine's Penobscot River are the lowest they have been since the year 2000 and only 20% of what they were in 2011, according to the Atlantic Salmon Federation

2012-06-11 23:02:42

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed NASCO's decision to continue a moratorium on commercial salmon fishing at Greenland, where salmon from North America’s east coast rivers migrate

2012-05-23 23:02:48

Family fun in the sun shines bright this summer with kids’ half-price whitewater rafting on Maine's Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers with Northern Outdoors - Maine's premier Adventure Resort

2008-10-08 15:00:37

By JONI AVERILL Cherryfield Academy is a "nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of the Academy building," wrote Nancy Willey in announcing Cherryfield Academy's Harvest Festival. That event is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.