Volunteers needed for Jones River herring count 3-6-17

Volunteers needed for Jones River herring count
The Enterprise

Posted Mar 6, 2017 at 10:38 AM

KINGSTON -- The Jones River Watershed Association is looking for volunteers to help with the annual herring count, beginning March 26 and continuing until June 1.

Fisheries biologists rely on volunteer data to assess herring populations along the New England coast.

The count is conducted at the Elm Street fish ladder. Three 10-minute counts are needed from 7 to 11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m.

Training will be provided.

See available time slots and enter your preferred times at 2017 Herring Count Sign-up, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call (718) 585-2322 or register in person ata sheet posted at the door of the Jones River Landing.

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