New Mashpee fish ladder and dam will aid key species to food chain, river herring

The river herring that will primarily use the ladder are so important to the local ecosystem, said state Sen. Daniel Wolf, D-Harwich, that the project should be viewed as a boon to the entire Cape. “Protecting the fishing industry starts here,” he said. “If we don’t protect the bottom end of this, it doesn’t matter what we do with fishing quotas.” more@capecodtimes  08:52

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