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Landlocked Atlantic salmon are making a comeback in areas near Lake Champlain after nearly 100 years, thanks to our collaborative work with the states of New York and Vermont. Read how the “Trap and Truck” program is making all the difference.

Take a minute to learn about project leader Jed Wright–and check out a cool time lapse from his office’s recently completed project!

Today we honor Native American Heritage Month, while also paying tribute to a significant milestone in Atlantic salmon recovery. Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in Maine celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, working to a recover a species that once sustained the native people of the Penobscot Indian Nation.