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Restoring the Great Fish Migrations of Atlantic Rivers

A talk with John Waldman, Nationally recognized aquatic conservation Biologist & Professor at Queens College, New York


6 p.m., Keynote – Nationally Recognized Aquatic Conservation Biologist & Author John Waldman, Professor at Queens College, New York

Moderated Panel: Following the keynote, Friends of the Presumpscot River board members and Dr. Lisa Kerr, a marine fisheries ecology research scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, will demonstrate how the broader ecological issues raised by Professor Waldman are relevant to Southern Maine. The group will also discuss how ongoing work to restore migratory fish to the Presumpscot River—the largest freshwater source flowing into Casco Bay—is connected to the health of ocean fisheries in the Gulf of Maine. Q&A with Professor Waldman and Panel Members will follow the discussion

7:30 p.m., Reception, Book Signing & Conversation 

Join us in for snacks, drinks and lively discussions. Copies of Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations, John Waldman's recently published book, will be available for $25 each.

Tickets are free, but require a reservation by clicking the button below. 


This Event is Co-sponsored by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute