Veazie Salmon Club News

NEWS $1 Million Available for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration Projects

https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/1-million-available-atlantic-salmon-habitat-restoration-projects  

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Penobscot River Salmon Run Surges for Second Straight Year

In encouraging news, preliminary* numbers of endangered Atlantic salmon returning to Maine’s Penobscot River for 2020 are the highest since 2011. On July 28, Maine’s Department of Marine Resources reported 1,426 salmon returns, up from 1,076 in 2019. These numbers are a vast improvement from 2014, when only 248 Atlantic salmon returned to the river to spawn. Check out […]

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MSA US – Atlantic Salmon Celebration 2021 – February 20, 2021

The Miramichi Salmon Association is a conservation group located in South Esk, New Brunswick Canada along the world-famous Miramichi River. The fishing memories shared are very awesome and worth watching. This is a long video but worth the celebration of our most prized Atlantic Salmon. Enjoy!  

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Penobscots’ mission to preserve river threatened by impacts of climate change

Penobscots’ mission to preserve river threatened by impacts of climate change  

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Program seeks to restore salmon

ELLSWORTH AMERICAN (MAINE) Program seeks to restore salmon REBECCA ALLEY Feb 16, 2021 Peter Gray Parr Project Technician Alex Frank releases Atlantic salmon parr into the East Machias River last fall. The project, implemented by the Downeast Salmon Federation, closely mimics the way juvenile salmon, known as parr, are raised in the wild. A decade […]

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Learn About The Peter Gray Project!

Peter Gray Parr Project  

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Aquaculture Operation to Support Novel Approach to Wild Atlantic Salmon Restoration

Aquaculture Operation to Support Novel Approach to Wild Atlantic Salmon Restoration Augusta – The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) will employ a novel approach to rearing Atlantic salmon for restoring native populations on the East Branch of the Penobscot. The project, funded through a NOAA Section 6 Species Recovery Grant totaling $1,075,000, will involve […]

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Penobscot River Salmon Run Surges for Second Straight Year

  Penobscot River Salmon Run Surges for Second Straight Year After dam removals and fish passage improvements, endangered Atlantic salmon are continuing to return to Maine’s Penobscot River in encouraging numbers. In encouraging news, preliminary* numbers of endangered Atlantic salmon returning to Maine’s Penobscot River for 2020 are the highest since 2011. On July 28, Maine’s […]

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Veazie Salmon Club Scholarship Continues On!

The Veazie Salmon Club Undergraduate Fisheries Scholarship This scholarship was established at the University of Maine in 1999 with a gift started by the Veazie Salmon Club. It is for scholarship assistance to a second-, third- or fourth-year student with a fisheries concentration or major, or if such a program no longer exists, the scholarship […]

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