Action Alert: Herring Helpers Needed Now!

The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and the Town of Pembroke are seeking volunteers to help shuttle herring upstream in Herring Brook to bypass a broken fish ladder at Upper Mill Pond.

Volunteers should meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Hobomock Skating Rink at 132 Hobomock Street in Pembroke. Park in the corner closest to the stream/pond and walk down Hobomock Street and take a right onto Hil’s Mill Road. Please do not park on Hil’s Mill road, as it is a private road. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing to get wet—waders, hip boots or rubber boots.

For more information, email Samantha Woods at the North South Rivers Watershed Association (

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