The Eel Project
Clip: Season 31 Episode 10 | 6m 30s
The Eel Project trains students and community members to monitor New York's wild eel populations. Volunteers record data on the eels before releasing them above nearby dams and other barriers. Chris Bowser, who heads the project, works for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Estuary Program and Research Reserve, in partnership with Cornell's Water Resource Institute.
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The mysterious eel is found all over the globe, in fresh and salt water ecosystems alike.