Grants Awarded to Restore Wellfleet’s Herring River

Lower Herring River, photo/Friends of Herring River
Lower Herring River, photo/Friends of Herring River

According to the Cape Cod Times, the Friends of Herring River on Cape Cod has received $40,000 in grants for natural resource projects to help restore and protect the tidal river that flows into Wellfleet Harbor.

A $20,000 grant funded by the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program, will be used for aiding the passage of herring, eels and other anadromous fish in the Upper Herring River watershed.

Learn more about efforts to restore and protect the Herring River, and watch a video on the history of the river.

Overview of Wellfleet Harbor, photo/Friends of Herring River
Overview of Wellfleet Harbor, photo/Friends of Herring River