125 salmons returnees in 2016 already !


Good News on this international “Day of the Fish”: current counts show there have already been 125 salmon coming back up the Rhine!
Source: lachsverein.de

Although they can’t yet reach Basel, (there are still 3 hydropower plants left blocking their way,) the signs are good that the current, complicated connectivity measures are working. Should those 3 plants also become passable for fish there is nothing remaining to prevent the salmon comeback in Basel!


Visit to the fish passes on the Rhine

From Thursday 30 November to Friday 1 December, the ERN team travelled down the Rhine to see the progress of the fish passes under construction