Peter Gray Parr Project Partners
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA offers professional support and guidance for the Peter Gray Parr Project. In addition, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service provides the smolt traps used to assess population survival and estimate out-migrating smolt population.
US Fish and Wildlife Service
The US Fish and Wildlife Service provides professional support and guidance for the Peter Gray Parr Project. In addition, the USFWS produce all of the eggs that make this project possible at their Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland, ME. The Service also lends their stocking trucks each year and support for stocking some sites in the watershed.
Department of Marines Resources
The Maine Department of Marine Resources provide support and expertise for the Peter Gray Parr Project. DMR manages and processes assessment data including; electrofishing data, stocking data, and smolt trapping data. DMR also assists directly with many aspects of the project including; stocking, fin clipping, electrofishing and smolt trapping.
North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF)
NASF is an international conservation organization headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, dedicated to the restoration of Atlantic salmon populations to their historic abundance. Since its founding in 1989, NASF’s activities have been primarily focused on protecting Atlantic salmon in the North Atlantic and Europe.
Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF)
ASF is a non-profit incorporated in the US and Canada dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of wild Atlantic salmon and the ecosystems on which their well being and survival depends. Started almost 70 years ago, they have seven Regional Councils throughout New England and Eastern Canada.
Help us Restore Maine's Wild Atlantic Salmon Population
$1 per parr. Restore one or restore thousands. All donations will make a difference!
The goal of the Peter Gray Parr Project is to increase the number of parr raised and stocked to over 2,000,000. At an estimated cost of just over $1 per parr, we must raise 2.2 million dollars to support this restoration. For every dollar donated, contributors will quite literally be putting more parr in the East Machias River and directly impacting the restoration of Maine's wild Atlantic salmon population.
PETER GRAY PARR PROJECT GOAL
Restore over 2,000,000 Wild Atlantic Salmon Parr to the East Machias River.
Financial progress towards restoring over 2,000,000 Wild Atlantic Salmon Parr into the East Machias River