May 25. The alewives are still running! We should have plenty of alewives to see on Memorial Day Weekend. With this many in, the tide doesn’t matter!
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We’ve had a number of inquiries about if and when the Fish Ladder will open. That decision hasn’t been formally made yet. It’s likely that the Fish Ladder will be open, but please check back on this site about May 1. We’ll post an answer by then.
In March, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation will give more than $140,000 to 44 local nonprofit organizations in Maine and New Hampshire. Vote for the Fish Ladder. to cast your vote to support the fish ladder restoration, click bangor.com/cmm. Select “Other” and enter Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder Restoration
WMTW New 8 report about the Fish Ladder
This 5-minute video was taken at the Fish Ladder on May 29. Watch closely and you’ll see the alewives make their way from the lower pool to the higher.
To conform with guidelines concerning large gatherings and social distancing, we have decided to cancel the Alewife Festival and the Run with the Alewives road race originally scheduled for May 23.
Click the post title for details about current work on the Fish Ladder.
Dutch World Fish Migration Day founder to screen new film at the Damariscotta Mills Alewife Festival. Love Flows depicts passion for rivers and fish from people around the globe. Join the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder Restoration at the 12th annual Alewife Festival as we host Herman Wanningen, Founder of World Fish Migration Day, and Joshua Royte, Senior […]