Herring-Restoration Projects a Boon to Business


Providence Business News: Millions of dollars in federal, state and private money have created a small boom in state-of-the-art fishway-construction projects on many Rhode Island rivers and streams.

Fish ladders are being put in, dams are coming down. And on the coast, in the port of Galilee in Narragansett, fishermen are working with scientists in new ways to come up with river-herring-avoidance programs.

Read more about the efforts to restore and protect river herring in Rhode Island.