North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF) NASF is an international conservation organization headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, dedicated to the restoration of Atlantic salmon populations to their historic abundance. Since its founding in 1989, NASF’s activities have been primarily focused on protecting Atlantic salmon in the North Atlantic and Europe.
Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) ASF is a non-profit incorporated in the US and Canada dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of wild Atlantic salmon and the ecosystems on which their well being and survival depends. Started almost 70 years ago, they have seven Regional Councils throughout New England and Eastern Canada.
NOAA NOAA offers their professional support and guidance through the course of the project. Smolt traps used to assess population survival and estimate out-migrating smolt population have been supplied by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service.
US Fish and Wildlife Service The US Fish and Wildlife Service offer their professional support and guidance through the project. The USFWS produce all of the eggs that make this project possible at their Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland, ME. The Service also lends their stocking trucks each year and support for stocking some sites in the watershed.
Department of Marine Resources The Maine Department of Marine Resources have been very supportive of the project in lending time and expertise. DMR manages and processes assessment data including; electrofishing data, stocking data, and smolt trapping data. DMR assists with many aspects of the project including; stocking, fin clipping, electrofishing and smolt trapping.