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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 ,

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 ,
A river flows between a grassy bank on the left and a rocky bank on the right

Survey Says: California Anglers Interested in More Habitat for Fishing

Anglers in the Sacramento River system show support for new salmon fishing opportunities above dams currently blocking fish passage.
June 07, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Anglers motoring a boat in California's Sacramento Delta at sunrise.

Reopening Cape Fear River to Migration Benefits Both Fish and People

NOAA and partners’ work to restore North Carolina’s Cape Fear River will provide cleaner water and healthier habitat for migratory fish, while in turn supporting local communities and businesses.
May 29, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Four fishing boats float on the river with a red fire department boat behind them and a bridge in the background

Forgotten Treasures: Southern California Steelhead Trout

The remnants of endangered Southern California steelhead have dwindled from overharvesting and habitat degradation. They're so rare that they have become forgotten coastal treasures.
May 10, 2019 - Video ,
2019-05 southern CA steelhead in water 1320x907 credit USFWS.jpg

Southern California’s Endangered Steelhead and Abalone are Forgotten Treasures

Southern steelhead, white and black abalone are iconic to southern California history and culture, but now are endangered and nearly forgotten.
May 10, 2019 - Feature Story ,
2019-05 southern CA steelhead in water 1320x907 credit USFWS.jpg

2019 Plymouth Herring Run Festival

| 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This spring event celebrates the annual herring migration from the ocean to Billington Sea up the recently restored Town Brook.


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 ,

NOAA Seeks to Improve Fish Passage through 2018 Program Review

NOAA Fisheries has released the results of an independent panel review of NOAA’s fish passage activities.
March 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Fish leap up stream

NOAA and Partner Agencies Welcome Fish Back to Michigan Creek after Dam Removal

As part of restoring the Kalamazoo River watershed from hazardous waste contamination, the Alcott Dam was removed from Portage Creek in Michigan, reopening the creek to fish and other wildlife.
March 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,
2019-03 GL alcott dam-portagecreek-stream after 1431x954 Credit USFWS.jpg