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Photo Essay: Conservation and Eel-wrangling in Merrymeeting Bay

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thumb:This summer, Patrick Millet ’14 of Haiti has been getting up-close and personal with American eels in Maine. Working under Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies John Lichter (with funding from the Sustainability Solutions Initiative), Millet is exploring the connection between eel populations and underwater plant cover, in hopes of advancing eel conservation.