National Volunteer Week
For the April 12, 2015 to April 18, 2015 National Volunteer Week we will be highlighting some of the volunteers in the Fisheries Program. Our volunteers are the backbone to all that we do and a true asset to our mission.
The Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office is located in south-central region of the state near Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
The office is co-located at the Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery beside Pennington Creek, the water supply for the hatchery. The facilities are located 10 miles northwest of Tishomingo, Oklahoma, on State highway 7 near the small community of Reagan. Office space, garage facilities, and an equipment storage area are provided by the hatchery.
The Oklahoma FWCO collaborates with other agencies and organizations to monitor the health of Oklahoma's aquatic ecosystems, protect and restore populations of threatened and endangered species, and eradicate or control invasive species across the state.
Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (OKFWCO) was established in 1992. Primary station missions include: restoration of threatened and endangered species, fishery management assistance to federal lands, and to coordinate National Fish Hatchery operations in the Arkansas-Red River Ecosystem (ARRES). The legislative authorities under which we work include: FISH & WILDLIFE ACT OF 1956, FISH & WILDLIFE COORDINATION ACT.
Southwest Fisheries Field Notes News Feed
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