Herring trapped in South Shore pond as drought dries up stream 8-26-16

Herring trapped in South Shore pond as drought dries up stream
by: Robert Goulston Updated: Aug 26, 2016 - 7:30 AM

FOX 25

WEYMOUTH, Mass. - From abnormally dry cranberry bogs to wildlife moving into populated areas, the severe drought in Massachusetts is having far reaching impacts.


In Weymouth and other communities herring that have spent the summer in lakes raising their offspring are now stuck there because many streams have run dry.

FOX25's Robert Goulston spoke to George Loring, Weymouth's herring warden, about what is being done to help the fish.

Weymouth's herring run is barely running in this drought. We're live at 5 with that means to the migration this year

Watch the video above to see why it's important the herring get to the ocean.

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