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Shane Titus and John Abrams are members of the Seneca Nation of Indians from Salamanca in Western New York and are in charge of the development of a walleye hatchery.
Shane Titus and John Abrams are members of the Seneca Nation of Indians from Salamanca in Western New York and are in charge of the development of a walleye hatchery.
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Seneca Tribe Building New Walleye Hatchery with Federal Funds

Shane Titus and John Abrams are members of the Seneca Nation of Indians from Salamanca in Western New York and are in charge of the development of a walleye hatchery on their reservation at the border of Allegany State Park. The nearly $215,000 project is being paid for almost entirely with federal money. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection have offered support. When it’s finished next spring, it will be the first Native American-run fish hatchery in this state’s history. Plans call for it to be “state of the art, green” — powered completely by solar and water-generated power.

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Published on: Thursday, June 3, 2010

 


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