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Great Turnout for Public Meeting on Ellsworth Dam

https://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Folks-meet-in-Ellsworth-to-talk-about-proposal-to-relicense-hydroelectric-dam-512511502.html

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Conservation Groups Take Ellsworth Dam Fight to DEP

May 8, 2019 by Stephen Rappaport ELLSWORTH — Two conservation organizations have opened another front in their relicensing battle with the owners of the Ellsworth hydropower dam. Continue Reading here

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Bill Green’s Maine Comes to DSF Smelt Fry

Bill Green visited DSF’s Annual Smelt Fry this year. Check out the piece that aired on this week’s Bill Green’s Maine here.

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New plan for Ellsworth dams ‘doesn’t cut it’ for sportsmen groups

By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff • April 25, 2019 1:00 am Courtesy of Downeast Salmon Federation A high view of the Union River and its confluence with Branch Lake Stream on April 17. A plan to relicense two hydroelectric dams in Ellsworth … Continue reading

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Ellsworth Approves Removal of Branch Lake Stream Dam

ELLSWORTH – Ellsworth City Councilors approved a Memorandum of Agreement between the city and the Downeast Salmon Federation. City manager, David Cole, said it benefits the city and environment. https://www.foxbangor.com/news/item/47384-ellsworth-city-council-approves-agreement-with-the-downeast-salmon-federation

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‘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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