A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Alewife Restoration Initiative’s project to bring migratory fish back to China Lake.
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Numbers Speak For Themselves As Alewives Return To Central Maine
As the fish’s annual migration begins again, this is the first year in centuries that alewives will be able to swim upriver to China Lake, a milestone that Gov. Janet Mills and others celebrated this week.
Alewives return to China Lake for the first time since 1783
The last time alewives made the 70-mile journey from the ocean to China Lake in central Maine, the American Revolution had just come to an end in 1783.