We also work with partners and landowners to restore aquatic connectivity, remove barriers to fish passage that are also safety hazards, and restore habitat for migratory and inland fishes, and other aquatic species.
Most of our work focuses on restoring Atlantic sturgeon, American shad, alewife and blueback herring, Eastern brook trout and American eel, and freshwater mussels. However, all fish and wildlife benefit from the work we do.
What We Do
Projects and Research
Across the landscape, undersized, aging and improperly placed road-stream crossings create barriers in our rivers, streams, and tidal wetlands. These structures fragment aquatic habitat and prevent or greatly reduce the ability of aquatic species to move freely to migrate, feed, and reproduce. These poorly designed structures are also more prone to clogging, causing flooding, and washing out...