Planning for the PenobscotAs a river flows cleaner, groups collaborate to map its future

Several related and parallel efforts are underway to address changes occurring in the Penobscot watershed. Most have come in the wake of the Penobscot River Restoration Project, which in 2003 announced plans to remove the Great Works and Veazie dams, create a natural bypass channel around the Howland Dam on the Piscataquis, and rebalance hydropower

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Animal Sacrifice

Come spring, hundreds of harbor seals will haul out on the rocky ledges of Maine islands for pupping season. The silvery bodies of harbor seals sprawled in the sun have become a common sight since their numbers have increased over the last twenty years. Yet this seemingly healthy population of seals carries a heavy burden

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