July 27, 2017

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Removing Small Dams in Maine

The following are PDFs of presentations made at the dam removal workshop held December 2nd 2011 at the Viles Arboretum, Augusta, Maine, and the guide created for project managers:

“Removing Dams in Maine: A Basic Guide for Project Managers

Brian Graber, Before and After Photos of Dam Removals

Brian Graber, “Is My Project Easy or Complex?”

Carl Young, Meadow Dam Case Study

Jeff Reardon, “Why Permitting Isn’t Scary”

Matt Bernier, “How to Raise Money to Fund a Dam Removal”

Brian Graber, “Things That Can Go Wrong and How to Make Them Go Right”

John Burrows, “Community Engagement at Dam Removals”

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Local, State, National and International Conservation Organizations

American Canoe Association
www.acanet.org/
National paddler’s organization

American Rivers
http://www.americanrivers.org
National river conservation group

Atlantic Salmon Unlimited
http://maineatlanticsalmon.com/
Maine biologist Ed Baum’s personal Atlantic salmon website.

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership

www.cascobay.usm.maine.edu/

A collaborative effort of people and organizations interested in protecting and restoring the bay

Center for Watershed Protection
www.cwp.org/
National educational group focusing on restoring urban waterways

Chewonki Foundation
www.chewonki.org/
Regional environmental education center.

Conservation Technology Information Center
www.ctic.purdue.edu/CTIC/CTIC.html

National educational group promoting sustainable agriculture.

Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder Restoration

http://damariscottamills.org/index.html

Restoration of the fish ladder is critical to the health of the Damariscotta River alewife stock.

International Rivers Network
http://www.irn.org
International river conservation group.

Kennebec-Chaudiere International Corridor
www.kennebec-chaudiere.com/
Tourism information.

Lakes Environmental Association

www.mainelakes.org

Maine Audubon Society
www.maineaudubon.org/

MaCKRO

Maine Canoe and Kayak Racers Organization

www.mackro.org

Maine Coast Heritage Trust
www.mcht.org
Statewide land trust

Maine Lakes Conservancy Institute
www.mlci.org
Statewide education and policy organization.

National Organization for Rivers
www.nationalrivers.org/
National river recreation and conservation group.

National Wildlife Federation
www.nwf.org/
National education and advocacy group

Natural Resources Council of Maine
www.nrcm.org/

Nature Conservancy
www.tnc.org/maine
National land trust organization

RESTORE: The North Woods
www.restore.org
Regional wilderness organization

River Network
http://www.rivernetwork.org
National watershed conservation group.

Trout Unlimited
www.tu.org/
National trout conservation group

Waterkeeper Alliance
www.waterkeeper.org/
National association of watershed conservation organization.

Water Research Institute
www.umaine.edu/waterresearch/
Maine center for water resources, education and outreach

Maine Environmental Policy Institute
www.meepi.org
Maine environmental news updates.

Maine League of Conservation Voters
www.mlcv.org/
Statewide political watchdog group.

 

Native Tribes

Aroostook Band Of Micmacs
P.O. Box 772
Presque Isle, ME 04769
207-764-1972
Governing body of Micmac Indian Tribe.

Houlton Band Of Maliseets
Route 3, Box 450
Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-4273
Governing body of Maliseet Indian Tribe.

Passamaquoddy Tribe
Pleasant Point
P.O. Box 343
Perry, ME 04667
207-853-2600 x225
Governing body of Passamaquoddy Indian Tribe.

Penobscot Indian Nation
6 River Road
Indian Island, ME 04468
207-827-7776
207-827-1137 (fax)
Governing body of Penobscot Indian Tribe.

State of Maine

Department of Conservation
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
207-287-2211
http://www.state.me.us/doc/index.shtml

Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC)
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
1-800-452-8711 (in-state)
207- 287-2631
www.state.me.us/doc/lurc/lurchome.htm
State agency managing unorganized lands.

Department of Environmental Protection
17 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0017
1-800-452-1942
http://www.state.me.us/dep/index.shtml

Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
284 State Street
41 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0041
1-800-452-4664
www.state.me.us/ifw/homepage.htm

Maine- House of Representatives and Senate
2 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0002
1-800-423-2900
http://www.maine.gov/legis/

Federal Government

Environmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460
202-260-2090
www.epa.gov/

EPA New England Regional Office
1 Congress St. Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02114-2023
1-888- 372-7341
http://www.epa.gov/region01/

Fish and Wildlife Service
1849 C Street NW
Washington DC 20240
202- 208-3100
http://www.fws.gov/

F&WS Maine Field Office
1033 South Main Street
Old Town, ME. 04468
207-827-5938
northeast.fws.gov/me/mefo.htm

Geological Survey
USGS National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20192, USA
703-648-4000
1-888-275-8747
www.usgs.gov

USGS Maine District
26 Ganneston Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-8201
Maine page:http://me.water.usgs.gov/

National Marine Fisheries Service
1315 East-West Highway SSMC3
Silver Spring, MD 20910
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/

NMFS Northeast Regional Office
One Blackburn Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930
http://www.nero.noaa.gov/ro/doc/nero.html

History

The Center for Maine History
485 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101
207-774-1822
www.mainehistory.org/
Headquarters of Maine Historical Society

Maine Folklife Center & The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
5773 S. Stevens Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Me 04469-5773
207-581-1891
www.umaine.edu/folklife/
Collection of oral history, music, and photographs

Maine State Archives
84 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0084
207-287-5795
www.state.me.us/sos/arc/
State historical records

Old Fort Western
16 Cony Street
Augusta, Maine 04330
207- 626-2835
http://www.oldfortwestern.org/
Eighteenth-century fort and museum on Kennebec River