U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

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For partners in the Lake Champlain Basin, salmon are a benchmark for improving the overall health of a watershed that is home to many other species, including humans.

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An evolving understanding of fish behavior and physiology is helping partners advance a long-term goal for salmon restoration in the Lake Champlain Basin: recolonization of rivers by natural populations.

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Partners are conducting research in hatcheries and in the field to get to the bottom of an emerging challenge for the Lake Champlain salmon restoration effort: alewife.