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Old 08-17-2014, 07:29 AM
O.Mykiss O.Mykiss is offline
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Default Souhegan River Dam Removal Milford, NH Update

Please find attached an invite letter for a meeting on September 10th, 6:30 pm, Milford Town Hall (One Union Square, Milford, NH) to discuss the Draft Feasibility Report for Removal of the McLane and Goldman Dams, located in Milford, NH on the Souhegan River. The letter also includes a weblink (also below) for an electronic copy of the three volume report. A paper copy of the report is available at the Milford Town Hall and the Wadleigh Memorial Library.
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Old 02-25-2015, 08:11 AM
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Thumbs down Ironic posting

You may like the information, but unfortunately it is a moot point. Despite a report that indicated that both dams were serving no useful function; they are contributing to thermal pollution of the Souhegan River; the town will incur ongoing costs of maintenance; the dams cause increased flood risk to at least seven properties in town; and the mill pond formed by the dams has essentially killed the underlying riverine habitat; the town fathers have voted unanimously to take no action and will continue to maintain the dams in their present condition. Basic reasoning behind this? The mill pond looks pretty.
Too bad they didn't take the time to walk 50 yards below the Mclane dam and see what a beautiful river they could have throughout downtown Milford.
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Old 02-25-2015, 01:19 PM
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Same thing with the Mill Pond dam on the Oyster River in Durham. "Oh, where will the poor swans go?"

Ignorance sucks.

Oh, by the way, harry26 isn't a real person. This site is being hit pretty hard by spam bots.
It is a plain fact, however, that downstream fishing with a non-imitative fly (lure, in the British sense) does not mix comfortably with upstream imitative fishing...I'll stay out of the argument about whether this technique is really fly fishing. In terms of interest, it is for me ahead of most downstream fishing and spinning. And I've already opined that spinning is better than staying at home with the television set.

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Old 02-26-2015, 12:43 PM
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Same thing with the Mill Pond dam on the Oyster River in Durham. "Oh, where will the poor swans go?"

So True....and the worst part is that the Swans are an invasive species not even native to this area.
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Old 02-28-2015, 09:03 PM
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It must really suck to be a swan now-a-days
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Old 03-02-2015, 01:47 PM
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Exclamation Gas Pipe Line effect

Not sure how many of you anglers who fish the Souhegan River realize that the proposed Kinder-Morgan/Tennessee Gas HIGH-volume fracked gas line will pass under the Souhegan River in 4 locations. It is gas that will not benefit residents of NH. The line was originally proposed to run from NY through northern MA to Dracut, MA, but Massachusetts didn't want it run through their state and potentially ruin their landscape and environment. Now, Kinder-Morgan has chosen to run it through Southern NH. As I mentioned, it is gas that will not benefit NH residents or perhaps even Massachusetts residents. There is even some discussion that it will be run up to the Canadian Providences from Dracut, MA, where it will eventually be shipped to Europe or China. Nice, huh?- Capitalizing on the chance of destroying our land, air and water for their profit!
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Old 04-19-2015, 08:42 AM
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Well then buy Kinder Morgan stock and make some money on it at least.
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