Natural Resources

Penobscot River Restoration Project to Boost Maine Economy, Restore Fish

Penobscot River Restoration Trust Awarded Funds to Remove Fish Passage Barriers
Press Release

(3BL Media) Old Town and Augusta, ME:  Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it will invest $6.1 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help rebuild the sea-run fisheries of Maine's Penobscot River. A grant to the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (the Penobscot Trust) will fund removal of the Great Works dam, a key barrier to the sea-run fish restoration, as well as scientific monitoring of the Penobscot River Restoration Project. 


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