Funding complete for dam destruction

NORTH ELBA — The Quarry Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River here is coming down.

A $3,950 grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program completed the funding package needed for the Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited to remove the structure and restore the river’s free flow.

“TU’s efforts will allow trout and aquatic organisms easier access to a reach of the river that has been an obstacle since this dam was constructed,” said Adirondack Council Director of Conservation Raul “Rocci” Aguirre in a press release…

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