2021 Conowingo Dam Fish Lift Survey Results

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released survey information from the 2021 spring Conowingo Dam fish lift operations. A total of 6,354 adult American shad were successfully transported alive from the fish lift to Columbia, Pa. so they … Continued

Susquehanna River Migratory Fish Agreement

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Exelon Generation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently announced an agreement to restore Susquehanna River shad and river herring. Exelon will improve fish passage facilities at Conowingo Dam and transport up to 100,000 American shad and 100,000 … Continued

Army Corps of Engineers Conowingo Dam Report

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The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment Study, conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in coordination with the state of Maryland, confirms that the Conowingo Dam reservoir and two dam reservoirs further upstream have essentially reached their capacity and … Continued