11 July 2012

∙ FLASH: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Terminates Connecticut River Salmon Project

"A top U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service official says a 45-year effort to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River is being abandoned.

“Regional assistant director for fisheries Bill Archambault says that last year the service spent about $2 million on the Connecticut River program and only about 50 adult fish returned to the basin to reproduce.”

Source: BostonHerald.com

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