Author Archives: Shelley Hart

‘Love Flows’ Documentary World Premiere

“The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Since 1993, [their] mission has been to celebrate Earth and inspire understanding and stewardship of the environment through the power of film.” … Continue reading

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John Waldman to speak at annual Roque Island Lecture on Environmental Conservation

Machias, Maine — Aquatic conservation biologist John Waldman will present the sixth annual Roque Island Lecture on Environmental Conservation on Thursday, March 28 at the University of Maine at Machias. The lecture, “Atlantic Rivers: Migratory Fish, Dams, Energy Production and … Continue reading

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Maine’s Atlantic salmon likely to be on ‘endangered’ list for another 75 years

By John Holyoke, BDN Staff • February 12, 2019 1:16 pm Updated: February 13, 2019 3:11 am A decade after the Penobscot River was included in the expansion of Endangered Species Act protection for Atlantic salmon originating in Maine, federal officials have released the final … Continue reading

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DSF – Help Wanted – Hatchery Technician

Hiring Announcement Downeast Salmon Federation Hatchery Technician Summary The Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) is a nonprofit based in Downeast Maine. DSF is involved in a wide variety of conservation work that ranges from Atlantic salmon restoration, to diadromous fish research, … Continue reading

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Why Conservationists are feeling optimistic about Atlantic salmon

By John Holyoke, BDN Staff • January 28, 2019 8:00 am Tim Cox | BDN Redmond’s Brook in Harrington. Two pieces of fisheries-related news were welcomed with enthusiastic responses by Atlantic salmon conservationists in Maine last week. Dwayne Shaw, the executive director of … Continue reading

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DSF Executive Director, Dwayne Shaw, appears on The Fisheries Podcast

DSF Executive Director, Dwayne Shaw, recently appeared on The Fisheries Podcast hosted by Nick Kramer. You can listen to the entire episode here: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5s3fx-a39849

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Why a report from Greenland signals ‘great news’ for wild salmon in Maine

By John Holyoke, BDN Staff • January 23, 2019 6:36 am Updated: January 23, 2019 9:42 am Conservationists on Wednesday heralded the announcement that Greenland’s commercial catch of wild Atlantic salmon had hit a 13-year low and suggested that harvest could mean better returns on … Continue reading

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Tomcod Return to Sullivan’s Smelt Brook

By John Holyoke, BDN Staff • January 23, 2019 1:00 am Updated: January 23, 2019 8:50 am For more than 50 years, many species of fish were unable to move into Smelt Brook in Sullivan due to the presence of a dam. Scientists on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Meetings Will Consider Union River Dam License

Ellsworth- On the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Downeast Salmon Federation fisheries biologist will be at the Ellsworth Public Library, where the conservation group and the Friends of Graham Lake will host a joint meeting to review the status … Continue reading

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DSF Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

Check out our most recent newsletter! Fall_Winter 2018 Newsletter FINAL    

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