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Maine Audubon

Speaker Series: The History (& Future!) of Wild Salmon in Maine

with Catherine Schmitt

$15

Location: Gilsland Farm, Falmouth
Members: $12, Nonmembers $15

Catherine Schmitt is author of The President's Salmon: Restoring the King of Fish and its Home Waters

From 1912 to 1982, the first salmon caught in the Penobscot River each spring was sent to the White House and presented to the President.  Join acclaimed author and science writer, Catherine Schmitt, as she discusses the long natural and human history around Atlantic Salmon in Maine's rivers, including past and ongoing efforts to regulate the fishery and restore this historic migration.

This event headlines Maine Audubon's celebration of the "International Year of the Salmon." 

Ms. Schmitt is the author of three books, and writes frequently for newspapers, magazines, and literary journals. Her writing is informed by her background in environmental science and field experience in rivers, lakes, forests, wetlands, and beaches throughout the Northeastern U.S. She lives in Bangor, Maine.

  • Session 1: Oct 3rd, 2019
    Thu from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Gilsland Farm

207.781.2330

20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 Get directions

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