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Kletsch dam fish passage opens 25 miles of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee River

A new rock-lined fish passage east of the Kletzsch dam on the Milwaukee River now allows fish to swim upstream around the dam up to Grafton, Wis. (Photo by Larry Polenske)

The completion of the Kletsch dam fish passage in Glendale, Wis., opens 25 miles of the Milwaukee River north to Grafton, allowing fish to freely travel farther upriver now from Lake Michigan.
In addition, the new fish passage opens 29 miles of Milwaukee River tributaries and 2,400 acres of wetlands that offers expanded spawning habitat for many fish species.

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