Freetown dam comes down, fish to return in spring – October 31, 2016

Rattlesnake Brook, Freetown, MA
[Source: Taunton Daily Gazette, October 31, 2016] By Curt Brown The Standard-Times FREETOWN - River herring and American eel will return next spring to Rattlesnake Brook in Assonet for the[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/freetown-dam-comes-down-fish-to-return-in-spring/" align="left"]
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Biologists to study the troubled waters of Barrington’s iconic Brickyard Pond

Palmer River
[Source: Providence Journal, October 10, 2016] A group works to better understand what's ailing the 100-acre pond, a cherished local conservation area and an iconic backdrop to the East Bay[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/biologists-to-study-the-troubled-waters-of-barringtons-iconic-brickyard-pond/" align="left"]
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‘Major’ portions of Narragansett Bay closed to shellfishing because of harmful algae bloom

Oyster beds among rocks in Narragansett Bay
[Source: Providence Journal, October 7, 2016] By Paul Edward Parker Journal Staff Writer PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Department of Environmental Management has banned shellfishing in all of Narragansett Bay south[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/major-portions-of-narragansett-bay-closed-to-shellfishing-because-of-harmful-algae-bloom/" align="left"]
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