Fish & the Holyoke Dam

Originally Aired 8/13/07. Dams have long been the convergence point of man-made design and the natural patterns of local wildlife. Migratory fish species that have travelled for hundreds of years up and down the river to spawn have faced these obstacles since their creation. Laurie speaks to biologists and engineers in Holyoke attempting to help these fish and solve the predicament.

Field Notes Archive

Field Notes with Laurie Sanders aired from 1999 through 2009. It focused on the natural history of New England- from special habitats to the life cycles of individual plants and animals to profiles of people involved with safeguarding our environment. If you have a question about Field Notes please email:

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