Fisheries

P1010078The mission of the Fisheries Program is to manage, develop and protect the Penobscot Indian Nation's fisheries resource in a sustainable manner that protects and enhances the cultural integrity of the Tribe.

The fisheries program, through its biologist, manages and monitors fisheries resources on Tribal trust lands. The PIN is represented by its biologist in the development and implementation of fisheries management plans for the Penobscot River with State of Maine and Federal resource agencies.  The PIN biologist also represents Tribal interests in the relicensing of hydroelectric dams, the formation and execution of fish passage studies associated with relicensing and the protection of endangered and threatened fish species at hydroelectric dams.