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Bringing A Fish Back From The Brink

The American Shad became so rare that hatcheries had to help restore depleted populations (Photo courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife Service)

A million year old cycle of fish migration almost came to an end in the waters off of the nationís capital. But a monumental conservation effort has brought them back from the brink. Sabri Ben-Achour explains:

The Potomac River American Shad Restoration Project

History and information on the Shad

Wikipedia's page on Shad

Producer: Sabri Ben-Achour
Release Date: May 11, 2009
Running Time: 3:18

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