Hopes for a Fish Revival as a Dam Is Demolished

New York Times: There is a bend in the Penobscot River here, embanked by an Indian burial ground, through which millions of fish used to make a strenuous journey upstream to spawn before returning to the sea. There were elegant Atlantic salmon, prehistoric-looking sturgeon and, most numerous of all, lowly river herring, a nutrient-rich forage fish prized by ground fish, bears and birds. But over the centuries, dams on the river and pollution from paper mills have helped wither the sea runs. Atlantic salmon here......

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