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Fish Lecture Series: Alewives

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  Illustration by Roz Davis Designs. Sturgeon drawing courtesy of the Maine Department of Marine Resources Recreational Fisheries program & the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.

Illustration by Roz Davis Designs. Sturgeon drawing courtesy of the Maine Department of Marine Resources Recreational Fisheries program & the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.

 

Highlighting three fish species that migrate between Maine's rivers and coasts.

Join experts Dr. Karen Wilson and Dr. Theo Willis, from the University of Southern Maine, to discover the fascinating lives of Maine's alewives.

When: Tuesday, July 24 at 4:00pm

Where: Sheepscot General Store in Whitefield

Dr. Wilson and Dr. Willis will present about alewives, their population and migration, and their interactions with other species in the Gulf of Maine. They have studied alewife biology and migration in rivers across Maine.

These lectures are a collaboration between KELT and Midcoast Conservancy.

Preregistration for the lecture is not required, but it is appreciated for help with program planning.  For more information or to sign-up, use the Google Form below or call (207) 442-8400.

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