DSF Stocking Efforts in the News

Fox22 Bangor’s Shonna Narine caught up with DSF’s Zach, Rachel, and Meagan while they were stocking salmon parr in Beaverdam Stream in Wesley with students from Washington Academy and Wesley Elementary School. https://www.foxbangor.com/news/item/45315  

The Maine Sportsman’s October 2018 Issue Spotlight on DSF

Maine Sportsman contributor Kyle Montgomery examines the work being done at our East Machias Hatchery and Peter Gray Parr Project.  You can read the full article here:  SportsmansJournal1018.DSF

Downeast Conservation Network Announces “Convergence 2018” Forum

DCN has announced Convergence 2018, a forum which will cover The Economic and Biodiversity Values of Conservation in Downeast Maine.  This forum will take place at the Schoodic Institute on Friday, November 2nd from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  You can … Continue reading

  • 2019 is International Year of the Salmon.

    Fly Tying Workshops

    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!

    • 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, Amherst.  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Visit our Events page to see what else is upcoming!

  • The scientific name for the Atlantic salmon is Salmo salar. Its origins are latin where Salmo means salmon and salar means “leaper”. Atlantic salmon are known for their ability to jump high of the water, sometimes as high as 10 feet, and must do this to navigate the sometimes steep falls of our rivers.