NOAA Fisheries Supports Major Work In Penobscot Headwaters

Atlantic salmon are endangered, with only a few runs remaining in Maine rivers. Credit: Hillman, NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries has announced that the Atlantic Salmon Federation has been recommended for a $7.5 million grant for aquatic habitat restoration work in the Penobscot River watershed over the next three years.

The funding comes through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. It will support the removal of 29 barriers to migratory fish at road-stream crossings and significantly advance fish passage at five dams.

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