We celebrate the achievements of individuals and groups across the state who work for cleaner, safer, and healthier rivers.
Shorey’s Brook Dam Removal Now Complete
The Dam on Shorey’s Brook in South Berwick was removed in fall of 2011.
Sedgeunkedunk Stream Freed From Two Dams
Fish populations are quickly rebounding after the removal of two dams blocking fish passage on the Sedgeunkedunk Stream. The Mill Dam in Brewer was removed in 2009 and the Meadow Dam in Orrington in 2010.
West Winterport Dam Removed
In the summer of 2010 the West Winterport dam, located on a tributary of the Penobscot River, was removed. Because of this project, more than 80 miles of previously inaccessible habitat were made available to anadromous fish.
Fort Halifax Dam Removed
The Fort Halifax Dam in Winslow, Maine at the confluence of the Sebasticook River and the Kennebec River, was removed in July 2008
10th Anniversary of Edwards Dam Removal on the Kennebec
Ten years after one of the largest dam removals in US history, the Kennebec River has come alive. The ecological restoration has been astounding.