Pics: Riverside procession celebrates endangered eel’s journey

Eel procession 2. Credit Luke Shears 600pxCapturing the spirit of the endangered European eel, locals united in eel-themed attire during a local procession, mirroring the eel's perilous journey downstream to the Sargasso Sea. Don't miss the large depiction of an eel, made from natural materials, at Riverside Park near the ‘beach’. More pics...  Photos: Luke Shears



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Eel procession 2. Credit Luke Shears 600px

Eel procession 2. Credit Luke Shears 600px

Giant eel. Credit Luke Shears 600px

women with eel luke shears 600px

THE EEL RUN Walk 1 600px cropped credit Luke Shears

Previous eel walk as part of the project

THE EEL RUN Walk CU 600px credit Luke Shears 

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