Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Fall Meeting Schedule and Volunteer Opportunity for Salmon Restoration

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GBTU Fall Meeting Schedule is Here!

Great Bay Trout Unlimited 2016-2017

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the first Monday of the month, October through April, at the Roundabout Diner Function Room, Portsmouth Traffic Circle beginning at 6PM. Food and beverages are available from the Roundabout menu throughout the evening. Door raffles are held each month. Donations for presentations are also gratefully accepted at the door.

Here are the presentations for the remainder of 2016.

October 3
Short Presentation: Pres. Wendy Nixon, GBTU Updates              
Feature Presentation: Brian Cadoret, Vermont. Topic to be announced.

November 7 

Short Presentation: South East Land Trust, Kevin McEneany, "How Land Conservation Ties into Healthy Streams"                 
Feature Presentation: "Bonefishing at Andros Island, Bahamas" by Walt Koda and Dr. Mark Geppert

December 5
Short Presentation: The Nature Conservancy, David Patrick, "The Great Bay Estuary"                   
Feature Presentation: William Flyspoke, Topic TBA,

2016 schedule will be released shortly.
See you on October 3!

Volunteer For Salmon Restoration

w/ The Saco Salmon Restoration Alliance

Re: Cooks Brook Beaver Dam Removals

eWe're contacting you in the event that you or someone you know might like to help.  We're preparing to breach a series of 12 beaver dams we located last year in a one mile stretch of Cooks Brook in Dayton/Hollis, ME.  Some of the dams are substantial -- completely blocking salmon migration and seriously hampering the stream's flow.  The breaching will restore passage and improve flow and water temperatures.  Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Best regards,

Rick LaRiviere

Saco Salmon Restoration Alliance
PO Box 115
Saco, ME  04072

Phone: (603) 915-0651

2016 Maker's Faire

Great Bay Trout Unlimited spent a day at the Children's Museum in Dover at the Annual Maker’s Faire.  It is a fabulous opportunity for outreach to talk about what Trout Unlimited is and an opportunity to get young and old involved in tying flies and casting instruction; of course, a little from me as the chapter President of GBTU to tell what we do as a chapter.
Everyone got to go home with the flies they tied, plus extras with many of our tiers in the 5 year old range, but we had a few younger. 

Photographs by Wendy Nixon and posted with permission of participants.

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