FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A street challenge that conservationists hope will enhance fish passage in central Maine has been accomplished.
The challenge is a road-stream crossing substitute in Farmington, close to the border with Temple. It was accomplished in late October. The Atlantic Salmon Federation stated the upgraded crossing will cut back flooding, create higher street security and permit higher fish passage in Cummings Brook.
The substitute follows one other culvert substitute challenge within the space this yr. The salmon federation stated $750,000 in building funding for the 2 tasks got here from state and federal governments, conservation teams and personal and different sources.
The federation stated the tasks will profit Atlantic salmon and brook trout in Kennebec River tributaries.
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