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SUSTAINABLE MAINE

Desperate Alewives Preview

  • Aired: 09/26/2011
  • 01:12
  • Expires: 10/01/2013
  • Rating: NR
Once migrating by the millions up Maine's rivers to spawn, alewife populations have dramatically decreased. Researchers and scientists with Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative team up with local stakeholders to investigate the effects of human activities on the Kennebec and Androscoggin River watershed, with a special focus on native alewife runs.
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Populations of an important fish, the alewife, have plummeted. Can they be brought back?
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