An Act To Provide for Passage of River Herring on the St. Croix River in Accordance with an Adaptive Management Plan
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §6134, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2011, c. 598, §12, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. Development of adaptive management plan. The Commissioner of Marine Resources and the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shall develop an adaptive management plan that implements the Adaptive Management Plan dated April 23, 2010 for managing alewives in the St. Croix Watershed, Maine and New Brunswick, developed at the request of the International Joint Commission and the International St. Croix River Watershed Board.
This bill requires that the fishway on the Grand Falls Dam allow passage of river herring in accordance with the provisions of the Adaptive Management Plan dated April 23, 2010 developed at the request of an international joint commission involving the United States and Canada.