Dam removal, fish passage and river restoration are complex endeavors. We work with nationally recognized scientists and experts in the field to develop the most effective and sustainable solutions. Some of the resources we have gathered are provided below. If you need additional information feel free to reach out to us.
EConomic Impact Report
Friends of the Presumpscot partnered with economist Rachel Bouvier in 2015 to produce a report on the economic impact of the Presumpscot River on the surrounding region.
Cumberland mills Dam Fishway proceeding
In 2009 the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife issued a decision regarding fish passage at Cumberland Mills dam in the Presumpscot River.
FERC Order for fish passage on 5 dams
USM student economic analysis
As part of a class project students at USM developed an economic analysis of the potential benefits that might follow from a restoration of the Presumpscot River.
FOPR Newsletter Archives
The Friends of the Presumpscot published a newsletter in prior years that contained a great deal of useful information of the river.