FY 2016-2020 Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program Strategic Plan
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a new strategic plan for its Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program that will address some of the nation’s greatest aquatic conservation challenges.
Lots to Celebrate at Leavenworth! Public Invited to 75th Anniversary and Salmon Fest
The public is invited to celebrate Leavenworth National Fisheries complex's 75th anniversary and engage in many salmon-centered activities at the 25th annual Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, held September 17-19 this year. We hope to see you there! Read more about Salmon Festival
You're Invited! Celebrate 75 Years of Fish, Community at Leavenworth Fisheries Complex
The Leavenworth Fisheries Complex and the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival both have milestone anniversaries this year. The Complex's Hatcheries turn 75, and the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival celebrates it's 25th anniversary.
High Returns: Pacific Region Fishery Resources 2014 Program Highlights
2014 will be remembered as a year of near record returns. Not in terms of financial sector income and capital gains, but the number of coho, fall Chinook, and sockeye.
Fish and Aquatic Conservation Strategic Plan Launched for FY 2016-2020
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a new strategic plan for its Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program that will address some of the nation’s greatest aquatic conservation challenges. The plan provides an overarching strategic vision that will guide the program’s annual operations for fiscal years 2016-2020.
Fish and Aquatic Conservation news
October 5, 2015 - (Hatchery International) Inflatable dam saves hatchery salmon
October 1, 2015 - (EarthFix) New Plan For Recovering Bull Trout Takes Effect
September 23, 2015 - (Seattle Times) Columbia River chinook returns shattering records, and is second largest run since construction of Bonneville Dam in 1938
August 27, 2015 - (KLPU.org) Drought Becomes Deadly For Olympic Peninsula's Hatchery Fish
August 25, 2015 - Service and Tribe Work Together to Adaptively Manage Coho Salmon in Response to Severe Drought Conditions
Did You Know? Hawaiian Gobies
Five of Hawaii's seven freshwater fish species are gobies. Three of these, including this Hawaiian freshwater goby, are able to ascend waterfalls as high as 500 feet by fusing their pelvic fins into a suction cup.