Dennys River land transfer may help salmon restoration effort

Dennys River land transfer may help salmon restoration effort by Edward French – Published by Quoddy Tides The deeding of the Dennys River Sportsman’s Club’s 40 acres along the river to the Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) will help in reviving … Continue reading

  • 2016 Washington County Food Summit

    Saturday, March 12
    8:30am – 4:00pm, lunch included
    FREE, suggested $5 donation to benefit Washington County food pantries

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    Annual Student Art Competition: Call For Entries: Washington County, ME Kindergarten through High School entries welcome! Prizes from $25 - $150! Deadline is March 21st. Visit the event site for more information.

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  • Atlantic Salmon are iteroparous, which means they can spawn more than once. Some adults will migrate back to the ocean after spawning (these fish are called kelt, or black salmon) to regain their strength and fat stores before returning for a second or even third time to spawn. Fish species that spawn only once and then die are referred to as semelparous.