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August 22, 2016 Mainebiz: 16-year Penobscot River Restoration Project reaches the finish line

August 15, 2014 Bangor Daily News: Celebrating the canoe race on a free-flowing Penobscot River

August 3, 2014 Christian Science Monitor: Setting rivers free: As dams come down, nature is quickly recovering

July 28, 2014 Indian Country Today: Race Celebrates Penobscot River, People, History, Post-Veazie Dam

July 27, 2014 Portland Press Herald: New race honors, celebrates Penobscot River 

June 25, 2014 Bangor Daily News: UMaine researchers raft down Penobscot River to map changes

June 19, 2014 Christian Science Monitor/Common Ground, Common Good: How unlikely partners came together on a Maine river-

November 14, 2013 Atlantic Salmon Federation: Conservationist Honored for Restoration of Maine's Penobscot River

November 12, 2013 NRDC's online cover story: Return of the Ghost Fish

November 6, 2013  CBS Evening News story with video online

October, 2013 Downeast Magazine: The River Wild

Fall 2013: Memories of Maine: Restoring the Fish of the Penobscot Nation

August 19, 2013 Mainebiz: Growing with the Flow

July 28, 2013 Portland Press Herald: Dam removal tells new chapter in Maine history

July 25, 2013 New York Times: Hopes for a Fish Revival as a Dam is Demolished

July 23, 2013 Boston Globe: Breaching of dam restoring salmon passage unite many

July 22, 2013 Bangor Daily News: Breaching of Veazie dam begins as part of Penobscot River Restoration

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IN FOCUS: The Maine Charter Captains Association endorses Penobscot Restoration Project

Captain Pete Douvarjo fishing from his charter boat on the Penobscot River."There are going to be enormous benefits both upstream in fresh water and downstream out in the bay. With the changes coming in and around the Penobscot watershed, my charter business stands to directly benefit. More fish to catch equals more anglers on my boat, not to mention the associated items anglers will need to buy when they are here on a fishing trip. Things like lodging, bait, tackle, food and gas can only help local businesses." Read complete article

(From "Captains group backs Penobscot Restoration Project" guest editorial in the Bangor Daily News. Photo: courtesy of Captain Pete Douvarjo, Eggemoggin Guide Service).

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