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NATURE

The Eel Project

  • Aired: 04/17/2013
  • 06:30
  • Rating: NR
The Eel Project trains students and community members to monitor New York's wild eel populations. Volunteers record data on the eels before releasing them above nearby dams and other barriers. Chris Bowser, who heads the project, works for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Estuary Program and Research Reserve, in partnership with Cornell's Water Resource Institute.
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Chris Bowser coordinates a program which trains students to monitor local eel populations.
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