chapter will be meeting Monday, November 14 starting at 6PM
at Maine Sport Outfitters on Rt.One in Rockport.
Grassi will present a plan for Rehabilitation of the Montgomery Dam and Harbor
Park Seawall at the Georges River Trout Unlimited meeting in Rockport November
River Trout Unlimited (GRTU) welcomes conservationist, Tony Grassi, for a talk
on Montgomery Dam and the Harbor Park Seawall. Grassi and his wife, Sally,
have lived in Camden since 2003 and he is the owner of The Mill at Freedom
Falls in Freedom, Maine. Grassi devotes his time to addressing environmental
issues. He served as the Chairman of the Board of American Rivers from 1996 to
1999; Global Chairman of The Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s leading
environmental organizations, from 2000 to 2003; and Chairman of the Fundraising
Committee for the Penobscot River Restoration Trust. He also has chaired the
Butler Conservation Fund since 2005 and currently serves as the Chairman of the
Advisory Committee of the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability
Solutions at the University of Maine in Orono. Grassi will present a plan for
the Rehabilitation of the Montgomery Dam and the Harbor Park Seawall in order
to provide fish passage up the Megunticook River out of Camden Harbor. The plan
was developed by Tony and Sally Grassi in conjunction with landscape architects
Stephen Mohr and Tanya Seredin, engineering firm Gartley & Dorsky, and Bud
Brown of Ecoanalytics.
Unlimited is a non-profit organization with a mission dedicated to conserve,
protect and restore North America's cold water fisheries and their watersheds.
The GRTU meeting November 14 will be held upstairs in the fly shop at Maine
Sport in Rockport. The meeting will start at 6 pm with “Trout Talk,” an
informal gathering for those who wish to visit before the presentation. The
formal meeting and featured presentation begin at 7pm. GRTU conducts a raffle
directly following the speaker. TU membership is open to all. GRTU meetings are
free and open to the public. Visit us on Facebook, or online at www.georgesrivertu.org.
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