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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  • Salmon are anadromous, which means they spend their juvenile lives in freshwater, migrate out into the ocean to grow to adults, and migrate back to freshwater to spawn. Upon re-entering freshwater, salmon stop eating and live off of their fat reserves they build up while feeding in the ocean