New Book on the Restoration of the Penobscot River

Nov 19, 2020
A new book, From Mountains to the Sea, captures inspiring stories from the Penobscot River Restoration Project, a collaborative effort first initiated by ASF in the fall of 1999 and culminating 15 years later with the construction of a new river channel around the Howland Dam. It’s a project that balanced fisheries restoration and hydropower production in Maine’s largest watershed.

The project along with subsequent work completed by ASF’s Maine Headwater Project, has improved access for sea-run fish to more than 2,000 miles of habitat. While the Penobscot story continues to unfold as fish populations re-colonize upriver habitats for the first time in 200 years, the book fully captures how this exciting, challenging, and deeply meaningful project to restore the river came to be.

The book will be available 2 Mar. 2021
To learn more about the book and order it from the publisher:
https://www.islandportpress.com/product-page/from-the-mountains-to-the-sea
To view a recording of a webinar on the Penobscot River Restoration Project click here

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