Join In On #BillionsofFish Fun!
May 15, 2020 | For Love of the Coast | Coastal Rivers, Ecology & Wildlife, Land Protection, Public Access, Wildlife & Ecology
Alewives are running in Maine, and that’s something worth celebrating.
To join in on the #BillionsofFish challenge, head to your local alewife stream and take a photo (or many!) of anything cool you see there. It could be swimming fish, soaring eagles, or swarming otters—these incredible sea-run fish attract all kinds of cool wildlife. Upload your photos to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #BillionsofFish and provide information about where the photo was taken.
On June 1, we’ll pick three random winners to receive a care package of goodies from Maine Coast Heritage Trust, the Downeast Salmon Federation, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, and Blue Hill Heritage Trust, the groups teaming up (with others) to restore the alewife run in the Bagaduce Watershed.
So that’s five easy steps:
1. Take photos at your local alewife run
2. Share them on Facebook and/or Instagram
3. Use the hashtag #BillionsofFish
4. Provide information about where photo was taken
5. Keep an eye on your direct messages – we’ll let you know if you’re a prize winner!
Thanks for spreading the word about alewives and joining in on the #BillionsofFish fun through the month of May, 2020.
Know of others who might be interested in taking part? Please share this link!
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