February 2017 Meeting will be on 2/6/17 – Tim Purinton, Director of MA Division of Ecological Restoration, will be telling us about their great work involving dam removal, fishway installation and culvert replacement in Massachusetts and why river restoration matters so much!
View DER’s website here: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dfg/der/
View their photo site here to see what they do: https://www.flickr.com/photos/der_riverways/
March 2017 Meeting – with John Black, biology grad student at UMass Amherst and Orvis Peabody employee on Fishing the Rivers in Western Massachusetts: Secret Spots and Successful Methods
April 2017 Meeting – To Be Determined
May 2017 Meeting – with Dwayne Shaw, Executive Director of Downeast Salmon Federation on their conservation activities and advanced salmon restoration methods in Maine’s coastal rivers. View DSF’s website here: https://mainesalmonrivers.org/