South Shore Herring

Shots of the Factory Pond Dam in Pembroke with added fish ladder.
All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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Solar panel and control box for the new automated fish-counter. This was not here at the beginning of my fish counts for NSRWA. Seems as if this was added just…
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Fish ladder to the left and pond to the right.
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Top of the Alaska Steeppass fishway.
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I was told this is an Alaska steepPass fishway. It's generally pre-fabricated and simply dropped into place assuming the appropriate mountpoints are present.
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Apparently one of the problems with this ladder is contrlling the waterflow to the right level. At one point, the water was flowwing too fast and that was…
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Alaska steepPass fishway at Factory Pond in Pembroke Ma.
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Downstream from the dam.
Remnants of old river controls structures
Old dam down-stream.
Pembroke: Herring Brook down stream from dam
Pembroke: Herring Brook down stream from dam
I did some hiking out in the area and there are lots of remenants of old sluices.
Some sort of an old water channel.
More sluiceway remnants
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