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Webinar: Swimming Upstream with Alewife

April 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Abigail Archer, NOAA’s Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension in Barnstable, MA

Most fish live only in freshwater or only in saltwater, but some special fish can swim back and forth between both! How do they do it? Why do they do it? Tune in to learn the answers and meet the awesome Alewife (also known as river herring), one of these special fish that is swimming upstream in rivers right now along the US Mid-Atlantic and New England Coasts. The webinar will last about 45-60 minutes with moderated questions and answers throughout. This webinar will be recorded and posted afterward. (Grades 2-6 but all ages will enjoy). Register here:


Resources to access at home:

» Help Count the Herring

Mystic River, Massachusetts Herring Counter

Town Brook, Plymouth Massachusetts Herring Counter

»  Watch Live Fish Cameras – Herring Creek on Martha’s Vineyard


April 24, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm