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Welcome to the Saco Salmon Restoration Alliance & Hatchery
aka "Saco River Salmon Club" 

The building is located in the upper parking lot of the Public Boat Access: 
Physical address:  21 Marblehead Ln, Biddeford, ME 04005
Mailing address:  PO Box 115, Saco, ME 04072
Phone:  207-282-6985   email:  info@sacosalmon.com
     Use this button for a variable donation to the hatchery.

We are dedicated to restoring the Atlantic salmon runs to the Saco River watershed.  Take some time to find out more  about us and please take a virtual tour of our hatchery.  We believe you will be impressed and we hope that you will be inspired to help us in our effort.


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Click on image to begin virtual tour

Note:  The next time that the hatchery is scheduled to be in operation is from about
February 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017.  Off season tours can be scheduled by contacting  
gkasten22@msn.com or call the hatchery at 207-282-6985 and leave a message.  
We will contact you ASAP.
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We completed our 2016 trash drive on July 31, 2016.
Here is a link to the report and photos:  

Saco River Trash Drive

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Here is a link to our December 2016 newsletter:

The Salmon Run - December 2016


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Adopt A Brood and Adopt A Redd Updates:

  
Pres. Rick LaRiviere created two You Tube videos showing the little leapers as they were 
being raised, just click on the links below.  

Pamela Aslinger, Secretary and Adopta Coordinator

You Tube Video Links:               Adopt-A-Brood                  Adopt-A-Redd

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Scheduled Events and Meetings  2017

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The next Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for: 

January 5, 2017 from 7 - 9 PM.

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Our Banquet is scheduled for February 19, 2017 at the Run of the Mill in Saco, ME 

from Noon - 3 PM.  Other details of this event will be posted when available.  

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Notice:  There will be a UNE Marine Science Seminar February 13 - 14, 2017.  

If you are attending the seminar, it may also be a good time to visit the hatchery.  

Contact info@sacosalmon.com if you wish to arrange a tour of the hatchery.

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New Opportunities: Restoring The Lower Saco River      

(Removal of Springs and Bradbury Dams)

For more information please check our website at www.sacosalmon.com, or our Facebook page.

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Work TO DO:  As of December 5, 2016

Connect oxygen generator to the back up power circuit so it will be powered by the backup generator.

Install wall sconce light in Discovery Classroom.

Build covers for louver fans.

General cleaning and straightening up.

Replace aluminum screens in the troughs in the trough room with plastic parts.  (Parts have been ordered. 12/3/16).

Outdoors

Scrape & repaint fascia board on eaves over porch.

Touch up paint on Hatchery sign.

Any volunteer help will be sincerely appreciated.

Email:  info@sacosalmon.com  if you are available to help.

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The Saco Salmon Restoration Alliance & Hatchery aka Saco River Salmon Club 

is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.    EIN:  223011032

Your dues and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

 

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