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Fish Lecture Series: Maine's Fascinating Sturgeon

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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 expert Dr. Gayle Zydlewski, from the University of Maine, to discover the fascinating lives of Maine's sturgeon.

When: Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30pm

Where: Bath Freight Shed in Bath

Dr. Zydlewski will present about sturgeon life history and habitat as well as their population in the Kennebec and Sheepscot Rivers and other parts of Maine. She has led research efforts to study sturgeon in the Penobscot River and across the Gulf of 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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KELT and the Midcoast Conservancy are collaborating to host a summer lecture series focused on fish that migrate through Maine’s estuaries and rivers. 

On Tuesday, July 24th, University of Southern Maine Professors Karen Wilson and Theo Willis will speak at the Sheepscot General Store in Whitefield about alewives, their population and migration, and their interactions with other species in the Gulf of Maine. 

On Wednesday August 29th, John Burrows from the Atlantic Salmon Federation and Paul Christman from the Maine Department of Marine Resources will be presenting about the state of Atlantic salmon in Maine and restoration projects in the Kennebec, Androscoggin, and Sheepscot Rivers.

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