Westport, MA, “Herring Ditch” Cleared

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EastBayRI.com: Volunteers and heavy equipment were back at “herring ditch” Thursday [Feb. 25] working to clear the way for the annual upstream herring run into Cockeast Pond [in Westport, MA].

The repairs, organized by the town fish commissioners, were meant to pull aside rocks left behind by the herring run’s retreating banks and to slightly deepen places where the run has filled in.

Read more about the work to clear the “Herring Ditch” to Cockeast Pond in Westport, MA.