Governor Mills Gets a Tour of Maine's Alewife Harvest Sites

Vassalboro - Governor Janet Mills recently toured alewife harvest sites in Vassalboro and Benton where she got a first hand look at the harvest and learned about the success of Maine's restoration efforts. More information about river herring restoration can be found on the Maine DMR website.

Alewife Tour

Governor Janet Mills (left) is given a tour of the Webber Pond alewife run and harvest in Vassalboro by Nate Gray (center) of the Maine Department of Marine Resources Searun Fisheries and Habitat Division and DMR Commissioner Patrick Keliher

Alewife harvest Benton Falls

A birds eye view of alewife harvesting activity at Benton Falls in Benton

Webber Pond

Governor Janet Mills moves a few alewives at Webber Pond in Vassalboro as DMR Commissioner Patrick Keliher and local resident Philip Innes look on.

Webber Pond

Alewife harvesting activity at Benton Falls.