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Salmon recovery on the Penobscot a slow, but promising process

October 26, 2016

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When three dams were removed or retrofitted to allow for fish passage on Maine's Penobscot River, fish returned, literally, by the millions. Shad, alewives, lamprey—even sturgeon—turned up above the old dam sites. And this year, 500 wild Atlantic salmon returned. More will come back in the years to come, but it will be a long, slow process.

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