The Nature of Phenology 4/11/20: Alewives: A Success Story (Part 1)

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

Perhaps there has been no greater contemporary environmental success story in New England than that of one silvery springtime fish that is at this moment ascending the rapids, runs, and falls of our waterways as they head to their ancestral spawning grounds: alewives. This will be part one of a two-part series exploring these fish and the conservation work that brought them back.

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