Attempts to bring salmon back to the Connecticut River aren’t doing much

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: General

Every year, hatchery trucks dump hundreds of thousands of little salmon “fry” into Connecticut River system streams. It’s part of a four-decade-long attempt to bring back an iconic fish that disappeared from these waters in the early 1800s.

It isn’t working. No one is exactly sure why it’s not working. And, despite the millions of dollars being spent on the program, experts admit it may never work.

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