Seafood Industry Gubernatorial Forum

There will be a Seafood Industry Gubernatorial Forum held on October 4, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at The Strand Theater in Rockland.  Sponsored by the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association and the Seafood Industry Gubernatorial Forum Committee, Maine’s Gubernatorial candidates have … Continue reading

DSF removes dam on Sullivan Smelt Brook

Sullivan Smelt Brook Dam Removed!! DSF purchased a 6-acre parcel along Sullivan’s Smelt Brook in 2017. Over the last year, DSF Habitat Restoration Project Manager, Shri Verrill, has been working to remove the dam and restore the saltmarsh in Smelt … Continue reading

New $60k Peter Gray Parr Project Matching Gift Challenge!

DSF friend and supporter, Charlie Harriman, has made a $60k Matching Gift Challenge for the Peter Gray Parr Project! This means that all donations to the Project will be matched 1:1 up until we meet that $60,000 challenge. We hope that … Continue reading

  • Fly Tying Workshops Image may contain: sky

    DSF has partnered with Maine Outdoor School to offer several fly tying workshops.  Come and join these fun and interactive workshops.  Every participant will leave with their own hand-tied fly!

    • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Washington County Community College, 1 College Drive, Calais.  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    • Monday, October 15, 2018 – Airline Brewing Company – Ellsworth, 173 Main Street, Ellsworth.  5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – Fogtown Brewing Company, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth.  5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, November 4, 2018 – Airline Brewing Company – Amherst, 22 Mill Lane, Eddington. 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    • Monday, January 14, 2019 – Airline Brewing Company – Ellsworth, 173 Main Street, Ellsworth.  5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, January 27, 2019 – Airline Brewing Company – Amherst, 22 Mill Lane, Eddington.  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Visit our Events page to see what else is upcoming!

  • 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