Issues

Proposals To Mass Fish & Wildlife

DRWTU  is recommending that during the hot summer months of July and August, Mass Fish and Wildlife adopt no fishing zones within 100 feet from the mouths of posted cold-water tributaries: Pelham Brook, Cold River, Chickley River, Avery Brook, Clesson Brook, etc. In many summer months, the mouths of cold-water tributaries offer trout sanctuary from … Continue reading Proposals To Mass Fish & Wildlife

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FERC Re-licensing of the Fife Brook Dam

  LINK TO BEAR SWAMP RELICENSING (FERC No. 2669):  http://www.bearswampproject.com LINK TO BEAR SWAMP RECREATION SURVEY https://renewableops.brookfield.com/en/Presence/North-America/Recreation-and-Safety/Bear-Swamp-Relicensing/Recreation-Survey TROUT SPAWNING SURVEY REQUEST DEERFIELD RIVER WATERSHED CHAPTER TROUT UNLIMITED PO Box 133 Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 December 20, 2016 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, N.E., Room 1 A Washington, DC 20426 RE: Bear Swamp Project, … Continue reading FERC Re-licensing of the Fife Brook Dam

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Wading Safety Study

As part of the re-licensing requirements for the Fife Brook dam operated by Brookfield Renewable Partners, (BRP), a wading study was conducted on August  22nd, 23rd and 24th 2016 to determine the effect of three different releases on the safety of wading anglers. It is hoped that the information learned from this study will be … Continue reading Wading Safety Study

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