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Running Silver: Atlantic Rivers and the Conservation of a Great American Legacy

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That one could “walk drishod on the backs” of schools of salmon, shad, and other fishes moving up Atlantic coast rivers was a not uncommon kind of description of their migratory runs during early Colonial times. Accounts tell of awe-inspiring numbers of spawners pushing their way upriver, the waters “running silver,” to complete life cycles that once replenished marine fis ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Lyons Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Kirsten
I wanted to give this book 5 stars, but it kind of dragged at the end for me. In all fairness, that may just be because I'm very well read on this topic.

I enjoyed that the book was split up into different topics and species. It also worked hard to dispel common myths and tales told on the east coast about various fishes and replace them with facts. It made the point about how humans didn't exactly harvest the resources wisely without being unnecessarily harsh on people who were just trying to su
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Casey
Jul 24, 2014 Casey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Passionately written and a little depressing at times. If you're at all interested in NE ecology, rivers and/or fish, this is a must read
Nick Yurchenko
Good book
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