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Under a bright sky here, a convoy of heavy equipment rolled onto the bed of the Penobscot River on Monday to smash the Great Works Dam, a barrier that has blocked the river for nearly two centuries.
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Pleasant River Paddle
Flat water paddling event
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First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada
US firm AquaBounty Technologies says that its farmed, transgenic salmon has hit the market after a 25-year wait.
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Veazie Dam Removal will help four sea-run fish to reach historic spawning and nursery areas on Penobscot River system.
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A Vulnerability Assessment of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
Atlantic salmon tops the list of species most vulnerable to climate change in Northeast
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Ellsworth clears way for removal of old dam on Branch Lake Stream
Fish passage improvement
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File Octet Stream 2012-10-18_Agenda
Agenda for October 18, 2012 Framework meeting at Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery.
Located in Groups / Atlantic Salmon Recovery Framework / Framework Meetings
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.
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Today, a local contractor (Sargent Corporation, Old Town) will begin to remove the Veazie Dam, re-opening the Penobscot River from Old Town, Maine to the sea for the first time in nearly 200 years. The removal of the 830-foot long, 30 foot high buttress-style Veazie Dam, built in 1913, is a monumental step in the Penobscot River Restoration Project, among the largest river restoration efforts in the nation's history. Just last week, another local contractor (R.F. Jordan & Sons Construction, Inc., Ellsworth) completed advance demolition work on the facility's smaller "Plant-B" powerhouse to prepare for the removal of the main dam.
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New research reveals that dam passage can leave smolts with long-lasting injuries that make them vulnerable to predators far downstream.
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