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Tributaries: Small Rivers, Big Returns

Even after 200 or more years of being blocked from their historic spawning and rearing habitats, the fish come back to the rivers and streams.
October 23, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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With Removal of Bloede Dam Complete, Patapsco River Flows More Freely

NOAA, American Rivers, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and other partners celebrate the completion of one of the most significant dam removal projects in the Mid-Atlantic, more than a decade in the making.
August 02, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Decades of Dam Removals Help Fish Reach their Homes in Historic Plymouth

Take a virtual walk along Town Brook in Massachusetts to see fish passage projects that have reopened the stream, giving migrating herring and eel new access to restored habitats.
April 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Town Brook Restoration Complete with Removal of Holmes Dam

On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, we will celebrate the completion of the Town Brook restoration in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
April 18, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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NOAA and Partners Blow Up Bloede Dam, Benefitting Maryland Communities and Fisheries

Watch historical dam removal project’s big boom, letting water flow through for the first time in a century, improving community safety and fish migration.
September 14, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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10 years of Work on Patapsco River Culminates in Bloede Dam Removal Kickoff

NOAA, American Rivers, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and others celebrated the beginning of the most significant dam removal on the Patapsco River, which will soon be open for the first time in a century.
September 07, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Meet Eric Hutchins, Habitat Restoration Biologist

One of Eric’s great skills is showing people of all ages the importance of the habitat they live in and around.
July 16, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Reopening Rivers for Migratory Fish

Every year, millions of fish migrate to their native habitats to reproduce. They are often blocked from completing their journey. When fish can’t reach their habitat, they can’t grow their populations.