Bride Brook: An Alewife Success Story

Nearly 220,000 river herring have made their way up Bride Brook in East Lyme and into their spawning grounds. That’s nearly three times the average from a decade ago! This year’s count continues Bride Brook’s strong numbers and further proves the success of our 2010 restoration project.

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Dam removal benefits fish and people

Connecticut’s landscape contains nearly 5,500 dams, many of them small dams that once served a purpose but are no longer needed and are in bad shape. Removing them can reduce flood risk, help fish reach upstream spawning grounds, and generate jobs for skilled engineers.

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