Red Brook

  • From the President

    Saving salters and saving New England

    Brook trout in the Northeast have taken a beating over the decades. Scientists estimate that brook trout—indicators of clean water and healthy lands—have lost more than half of their historic habitat to development, dams and urbanization. The brook trout of southeastern Massachusetts are particularly vulnerable, and worthy of protection.   There, a unique form of sea run brook trout, called “salters,” persists. The late…