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The Penobscot River Restoration Trust is comprised of seven member groups and has wide-ranging support from individuals, organizations, and businesses within the watershed, throughout the state, and across the nation. On these pages we share articles, essays, and other literature produced by our member organizations and other supporters of this unprecedented river restoration project. Please click on the images below to select a page to visit.

Alewife run at the Damariscotta Mills fish ladder. Photo by Cheryl Daigle


Alewife Life Cycle Illustration by Sally Gilbert
Spring Migrations on the Kennebec by Jeff Reardon
Alewife Fact Sheet by Department of Marine Resources
Penobscot River Sea-Run Fisheries
Working Waterfront story on alewives by Mike Crocker
Maine's Diadromous Fish Community, Past, Present, and Implications for Atlantic Salmon Recovery by Rory Saunders, Michael Hachey and Clem Fay

River otters on the Penobscot RIver. Photo by Cheryl Daigle


Benefits to Birds web pages and poster by Cheryl Daigle and Ashley Hoskins
Interview with Jeff Wells of the Boreal Songbird Initiative

Eagles on the Penobscot River by Cheryl Daigle
Restoring the Penobscot: What wildlife will benefit? by Cheryl Daigle, in Habitat - Journal of Maine Audubon
Restoring the Penobscot for Fish and People, in The Nature Conservancy's Maine Legacy (Summer 2006)

Detail of carving on walking stick by Joe Dana.

River Culture

Interview with Ted Ames of the Stonington Fishermen's Alliance by Cheryl Daigle
Naming Places the Penobscot Way
, Bangor Daily News and Penobscot Indian Nation
Poetry by Paul Averill Liebow
Birch Bark Canoes by Tom Hennessey
A River Runs Through Us by Butch Phillips

Veazie Dam

River Restoration & Dam Removal

Interactive Hydropower Reform Coalition Site on Dam Removal
Opening Rivers
- Outdoor America magazine
Salmon Undammed - Trout Unlimited magazine

For more information on Members of the Penobscot River Restoration Trust, please visit our About Us page, here.

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