The 2016 alewife run is continuing with 126 fish counted in the past week. This brings our 2016 season-to-date total to 753. If the trend keeps up for another week or two, we could double last year’s total. Click here for the full report.
Don’t forget – World Fish Migration Day is May 21! This is an international celebration of migratory fish. There are various activities planned throughout the region, including one at the Supply Ponds! Come to the Supply Ponds from 10:30 – 3:00 PM for a tour of the fishway, educational talks by Bengt Kjellberg, a fishery expert from Sweden and Branford, and Tom Cleveland, a river herring advocate and restoration specialist. View the inside of one of CT’s electronic fish counters! Go to the website and click on “Events” to see a map ‘pins’ for all 360+ worldwide events including the Branford Supply Ponds tour!