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Celebrate World Fish Migration Day at the Harwich Herring River

For Immediate Release, April 12, 2018

Re: April 21st Open House at the Harwich Bells Neck Conservation Area river herring ladder

For more information please contact:

Abigail Archer, Marine Resource Specialist at 508-375-6702
Sara Turner, MA Division of Marine Fisheries 508-742-9737
Michael Lach, Harwich Conservation Trust 508-432-3997

Celebrate World Fish Migration Day at the Harwich Herring River

Celebrate World Fish Migration Day in Harwich along the Herring River. Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MA DMF) the Harwich Conservation Trust, and Town of Harwich Conservation Commission, will be hosting a World Fish Migration Day event at the Bells Neck Conservation Area in Harwich. Staff from MA DMF and CCCE will be present from 9AM – 1PM to show how the electronic fish counter works, answer questions about monitoring and research of sea-run fish, and provide opportunities to observe migratory fish close up! The fish ladder is located at the West Trailhead entrance. Directions can be found at the Harwich Conservation Trust website:

More details about World Fish Migration Day can be found at the website:


Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is the education department for Barnstable County.

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension • PO Box 367 • Barnstable, MA 02630 • 508-375-66