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Mainebiz: 16-year Penobscot River Restoration Project reaches the finish line - August 22, 2016

Portland Press Herald: Whitewater Open Canoe Nation Championship Returns to Maine - January 7, 2015

Bangor Daily News: Fish bypass construction starts in Howland... - December 25, 2014

Christian Science Monitor: Setting rivers free: As dams come down, nature is quickly recovering - August 3, 2014

Nature: Dam removals: Rivers on the run - July 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News : 15-mile canoe race set to honor Penobscot history, free-flowing river- July 28, 2014

Indian Country Today: Race Celebrates Penobscot River, People, History, Post-Veazie Dam  - July 28, 2014

Portland Press Herald: New race honors, celebrates Penobscot River  - July 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News: UMaine researchers raft down Penobscot River to map changes - June 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News:Thousands of alewives return to Penobscot, tributaries after nearly 200 years - May 22, 2014

"Collaborating to Revitalize Human and Wildlife Communities Along the Penobscot" in Communities & Banking Spring 2014

Memories of Maine: Restoring the Fish of the Penobscot Nation - Fall 2013

Atlantic Salmon Federation: Conservationist Honored for Restoration of Maine's Penobscot River - November 14, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot Project leaders wins conservation award - November 14, 2013

Natural Resource Defense Council's online cover story: Return of the Ghost Fish - November 12, 2013

CBS Evening News story with video online - November 6, 2013

Fishermen's Voice: Penobscot River Restoration Continues with Removal of Veazie Dam - October 2013

Maine Campus: Penobscot River Restoration Reaching Final Stages with Veazie Dam Removal
- October 27, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Out There: Mussel men (and women) wanted for Penobscot relocation effort - October 17, 2013

Downeast: The River Wild - October 2013

Mainebiz: Growing with the Flow - August 19, 2013

Boston Globe: Breaching of dam restoring salmons passage unite many - July 23, 2013

Indian Country Today: Ceremony and eagles mark beginning of Veazie dam removal - July 23, 2013

Portland Press Herald: Historic removal of Veazie Dam gets under way - July 22, 2013

MPBN: Contractors Begin Removing Maine's Veazie Dam - July 22, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Breaching of Veazie Dam begins as part of Penobscot River Restoration - July 22, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Celebration lineup set for breaching of Veazie Dam - July 13, 2013

Bangor Daily News:  Breaching of Veazie dam slated for July 22 - July 1, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Public Notice; Pre-Bid Prequalification Request - February 23, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Howland tannery site upgrade set for summer - February 15, 2013

Bangor Daily News: Veazie dam removal project gets $1M boost - February 5, 2013

Portland Press Herald: Maine nabs 1.3M in wetlands restoration grants - January 29, 2013

Atlantic Salmon Journal: And so it begins - Autumn 2012

Mainebiz: A new approach to hydropower on the Penobscot creates more energy from fewer dams - September 3, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Hope replaces history in Howland - July 27, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Great Works dam breached - June 25, 2012

The Guardian: A sustainable path for dams and fishes - June 22, 2012

The Economist: The Penobscot's Song - June 16, 2012 

Penobscot Times: Great Works dam removal begins - June 14, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Reviving a River SPECIAL SECTION - June 12, 2012 (24MB please be patient while it loads)

Bangor Daily News: Restoring the Penobscot - June 12, 2012

Portland Press Herald: A great day as dam removal begins - June 12, 2012

Portland Press Herald: Great Works dam destruction starts - June 12, 2012

New York Times: Dam removal to help restore spawning grounds - June 12, 2012

Boston Globe: Demolition and restoration - June 11, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Old Town dam removal to begin - June 9, 2012

Kennebec Journal: It's easy for people in Maine to forget what a big deal this is - June 11, 2012

DOI: Salazar Highlights 10 Projects in Northeastern States under America's Great Outdoors Rivers Initiative - May 24, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot salmon total hits 168 lampreys thriving - May 24, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Ellsworth contractor to remove Old Town dam - May 17, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Razing of Howland tannery building to start in a month - April 20, 2012

Bangor Daily News: Team Penobscot running in Boston Marathon for their river - April 6, 2012

Portland Press Herald: Salmon restoration; Maine on the way to making it happen - February 16, 2012

Onearth: Creature of the Deep - Winter 2011-2012

The Maine Sportsman: Penobscot Restoration Project Will Improve Fish Wildlife Habitat - January 2012 

Maine Sunday Telegram: More dam removals needed to continue Atlantic salmon resurgence - November 20, 2011

The Washington Post: The 101 top conservation projects ID'd by Department of the Interior - November 3, 2011 

Bangor Daily News: Two Maine projects recognized in federal Great Outdoors Initiative - October 25, 2011

Gloucester Times: Historic river reclamation impacts all of new england - September 20, 2011

Living on Earth: Removing Dams in Maine - September 23, 2011

Maine Sunday Telegram: Salmons return means much to tribe - September 18, 2011

Kennebec Journal: Penobscot plan might influence dams elsewhere - September 18, 2011

Portland Press Herald: Restoring the Penobscot - September 18, 2011

Restore Americas Estuaries: Jobs and dollars - big Returns from coastal habitat restoration - September 2011

Maine Policy Review: Building a Sustainable Seafood System for Maine - September 2011

Ecology & Society: The Penobscot River - A Basin-scale Approach -  Vol. 16, No. 3, Art. 6

New York Times: Removing Barriers to Salmon Migration -  July 29, 2011

Bangor Daily News: Groups Celebrate Penobscot Cleanup - July 18, 2011

Bangor Daily News: The unloved lamprey - June 25, 2011

Bangor Daily News: A good year for salmon - June 25, 2011

Idaho Statesman: Dam removal movement marches from Maine to Pacific rivers - June 17, 2011

Bangor Daily News: Construction under way on new Howland bridge - April 28, 2011

Atlantic Salmon Journal: Three dams - Spring 2011

Indian Country Today: The fish run through it - January 19, 2011

Bangor Daily News: River group buys 3 dams for removal - December 21, 2010

Bangor Daily News/Outdoors Column: New Hope for Return of Salmon - December 22, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot River trust takes possession of three dams - December 20, 2010

The Free Press: Marine Matters: River Obstacles to Meet Their Demise - November 17, 2010

The Times Record: Alewives hold key to rebirth of fishing - November 15, 2010

Working Waterfronts: Wild to Transgenic: Salmon in Maine - November 2010

TNC: Two Lives One River - Fall 2010

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot River dam removal fish restoration project approved - July 22, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Fish Return to Sedgeunkedunk Stream - July 15, 2010

SNEWS: Outside the Cubicle: Paddlesports rep and Penobscot Indian Scott Phillips rekindles culture of his ancestors - July 14, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot River Revival promotes connection - July 11, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Dam Removal Plan Progresses - June 23, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Teamwork in the town of Howland results in masterpiece of environmental protection and community success - April 10, 2010

Bangor Daily News: Howland starts tannery cleanup - March 11, 2010

A little fish story" - September 2009 National Fisherman

PPL: PPL Maine employees recognized for leadership with landmark Penobscot River Restoration Project - October 8, 2009

Maine Dept. of Justice: Environmental Compliance Funds Support Sea-run Fish Recovery on Penobscot - September 22, 2009

Kennebec Journal: It's one of those keystone species - September 21, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Dam removal plan ready for feedback - August 24, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Creeping water problem solved in Howland - August 6, 2009

Bangor Daily News: River revival links information, fun - July 20, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Electrofishing assists research - July 18-19, 2009

Celebration on Bangor Waterfront set to mark river's revival - July 16, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Six dams in Maine to be sold for $95M - July 2, 2009

Village Soup: Recovery Act to help fund Penobscot sea-run fish restoration - July 1, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Success on Kennebec bodes well for dam removal on Penobscot - July 1, 2009

Boston Globe: U.S. Expands Laws Protecting Atlantic Salmon - June 16, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Endangered Altantic Salmon - June 16, 2009

Portland Press Herald: Historic Removal of Dam Uncorked Flood of Benefits - June 13, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Kennebec shad runs positive for Penobscot (John Holyoke) - June 13, 2009

Bangor Daily News: Howland gets $600,000 to clean up tannery - May 12, 2009

Frontline - Liberating a River - December 30, 2008

Kennebec Journal: Grant reception shows how well synergy works - December 23, 2008

Bangor Daily News: $5 distributed for riverfronts - December 19, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Secrets of the deep - December 9, 2008

The Maine Sportsman: Penobscot project bursts ahead - October 2008

Indian Country Today: Penobscot Project progresses - September 17, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Salmon Protection Debated - September 17, 2008

Penobscot Times: Penobscot Trust to purchase 3 dams from PPL - August 28, 2008

Lewiston Sun Journal: Penobscot Agreement is breakthrough - August 27, 2008

Energy Daily: PPL selling Maine dams to restore salmon run - August 25, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot project is halfway to $50M goal - August 23/24, 2008

New York Times: Maine conservationists reach milestone in plan to buy 3 dams - Aug. 22, 2008

Bangor Daily News: River trust to buy dams on Penobscot - August 22,2008

Portland Press Herald: Penobscot river restoration moving forward - August 22, 2008

Newswire: PPL Corporation takes landmark step forward in agreement with PPRT - August 21, 2008

York Daily Record: 3 Maine dams to be opened to fish - August 21, 2008

fosters.com: Penobscot river project plans progress report - August 21, 2008

Tradingmarkets.com: Article on PPL and the Project - August 21, 2008

Mainebiz: Penobscot Dams to be removed - August 21, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Sturgeon study nears end of first phase - August 8, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Condition focus of Penobscot River event - July 28, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Study targets striped bass - July 26, 2008

Bangor Daily News: River revival scheduled for today in Bangor - July 26, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Bangor Festival to Celebrate Penobscot River - July 21, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Veazie trap count for Atlantic salmon at an impressive 1600 - June 28, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Humble alewives gaining biologist's attention - June 16, 2008

Indian Country Today: Penobscot River Restoration Project receives national award - May 21, 2008

Revival of defunct Orono hydropower plant to restore fish passage - May 13, 2008

CNN Money: PPL to expand hydroelectric generation in Maine - May 1, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Interior lauds restoration work for sea-run fish - April 26, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Kenduskeag paddle and spring salmon season - April 12, 2008

Bangor Daily News: In 1908, Bangor fishermen fretted over salmon decline - April 7, 2008

Portland Press Herald: Spring salmon fishing to resume on Penobscot - March 7, 2008

Kennebec Journal: Alewives, bass live in harmony; re-open St. Croix - March 4, 2008

$25 Million raised to begin ambitious Penobscot River Restoration Project - February 11, 2008

Outdoor America: Opening Rivers - January 24, 2008

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot restoration reels in new funding - January 19, 2008

Kennebec Journal: River restorers reach milestone on balancing act - January 4, 2008

Portland Press Herald: Group will buy dams, restore wild fish runs - January 2, 2008

Bangor Daily News: $555B budget aids Maine (Funds for Penobscot River fish habitat, LIHEAP in package - 12-28-07

Boston Sunday Globe: US aid targeted for Penobscot River; land conservation - December 23, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot River restoration groups near funding goal - October 23, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Projects can hurt restoration of salmon - September 8, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot fish passage restoration gets $450,000 - September 1-2, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Small streams being restored to aid salmon - August 31, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Contract signed for fishway project at Meadow Dam - August 11-12, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Conservation deal offers life ring to Atlantic salmon - July 10, 2007

ASF News: New Atlantic salmon conservation agreement - June 20, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Meetings to focus on salmon seasons- June 12, 2007

Bangor Daily News: U.S. salmon plan earns perfect score - June 5, 2007

Ellsworth American: Fry begin their long journey toward the ocean - May 17, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Old Town looking at ecotourism opportunities on river - March 29, 2007

Bangor Daily News: River renewal in Bush budget - January 27/28, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Two river restoration projects awarded $1.8M in federal funds - Jan. 22, 2007

Bangor Daily News: Riverside growth bond proposed - January 10, 2007

Kennebec Journal: Linking rivers and ecomonic development - January 10, 2007

The New York Times: After a seven-year ban, salmon fishing returns to Maine - Sep. 28, 2006

Bangor Daily News: Interior Secretary hears pleas of Mainers - Sep. 21, 2006

Bangor Daily News: Life support for salmon (Part 1 of 3) - Sep. 15, 2006

Fishermen's Voice: Eastern Maine's groundfish revival seen tied to rivers - August, 2006

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot salmon fishing OK'd - June 23, 2006

Bangor Daily News: Sturgeon returning to the Penobscot - June 22, 2006

Indian Country Today: Penobscot Nation moves forward with river restoration project - June 12, 2006

The Penobscot Times: PRRP an effort in collaboration - June 8, 2006

Bangor Daily News: River group seeks more federal aid - June 1, 2006

Bangor Daily News: Penobscot restoration participants still upbeat - June 1, 2006


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