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View Full Version : Heilman Dam Removal Restores 18 Miles of Historic Fish Habitat


NOAA Reporter
08-20-2007, 11:57 AM
American shad, herring and other migratory fish will soon be able to reach 18 miles of their historic habitat in the Lehigh River Watershed when the Heilman Dam is removed during the week of August 20. Migratory fish will be able to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the headwaters of Mahoning Creek in Carbon and Schuylkill counties, a journey of more than 250 miles.

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