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Herring return to Wynants Kill after 85 years
Herring returning to Wynants Kill after 85 years.
Tucked away in the protected reaches of rivers and tributaries, juveniles are allowed to mature with less danger than would be found in the open ocean. More
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Erica Capuana / NYS DEC Division of Fish & Wildlife
The removal of a dam in the Wynants Kill, a Hudson River tributary, has succeeded in restoring more than a quarter mile of spawning habitat for river herring – reviving a historic spawning run for the first time in 85 years. More

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