Sustainable Maine Desperate Alewives
Populations of an important fish, the alewife, have plummeted. Can they be brought back? Details
Program: Sustainable Maine
Episode: Desperate Alewives
Once migrating by the millions up Maine's rivers to spawn, alewife populations have dramatically decreased. Researchers and scientists with Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative team up with local stakeholders to investigate the effects of human activities on the Kennebec and Androscoggin River watershed, with a special focus on native alewife runs.
Premiere Date: 09/27/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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