Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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News and Upcoming Events

 

2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

**All events take place at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery unless specified.

JANUARY

  • January 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST
  • January 20: Family Nature Club: Duck, Duck, No Goose 5 – 6:30 PM CST (Russell County Library)
  • January 24: Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts Merit Badge Workshop: PRIDE Environmental Action Patch- 1-3:00 PM CST
  • January 31: Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts Merit Badge Workshop: PRIDE Environmental Action Patch-1-3:00 PM CST

FEBRUARY

  • February 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • February 17: Family Nature Club: Love the Outdoors- 5 – 6:30 PM CST (Russell County Library)
  • February 28: Boy Scouts Merit Badge Workshop: Fish and Wildlife Management (proposed)

MARCH

  • March 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1-2 PM CST
  • March 12: 4-H Fishing Club: Kickoff and Enrollment Night- 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • March 17: Family Nature Club: Go Green- 5 – 6:30 PM CST (Russell County Library)
  • March 28: Environmental Education Program: Earth Hour & Squirt’s Birthday - 1- 2 PM CST
  • March 28: Scouts Badge Workshop: Mammal Habitats (overlaps with Earth Hour) - 1-3 PM CST

APRIL

  • April 2: 4-H Fishing Club: Fishing Basics: Line, Tackle & Bait Oh My! -5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • April 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • April 18: Earth Day Event: Environmental Education Program - 9 – 1 PM CST
  • April 18: Scouts Badge Workshop: Earth Day Opportunities - 9 - 1 PM CST
  • April 21: Family Nature Club: Geology Rocks! - 5 – 6:30 PM CST (Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery)

MAY

  • May 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1 - 2 PM CST
  • May 14: 4-H Fishing Club: Casting Basics: Cast like a Pro! – 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • May 19: Family Nature Club: – Scavengers– 5 – 6:30 pm CST

JUNE

  • June 6: 29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby 9 – 3 PM CST
  • June 9: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • June 11: 4-H Fishing Club: Healthy Waters! - 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • June 12: Air Quality Teachers Workshop – 8-3 P.M. CST (Preregistration is required, call Moria Painter (270) 343-3797 x24)
  • June 16: Family Nature Club: Drop in the Bucket – 5 – 6:30 pm CST
  • June 27: Longest Day of Play - 9 - 1:00pm CST

JULY

  • July 9: 4-H Fishing Club: Wetland Basics! – 5-6:30 PM CST
  • July 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST
  • July 21: Family Nature Club: Wacky Wild Wetlands- 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • July 23: Southeastern Forests & Climate Change Workshop! - 8am - 3pm CST (Preregistration is required, call Moria Painter (270) 343-3797 x24)

AUGUST

  • August 11: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • August 13: 4-H Fishing Club: Guided Fish- Beyond the Trout- 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • August 18: Family Nature Club: Water Safety- 5 – 6:30 PM CST

SEPTEMBER

  • September 8: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST
  • September 10: 4-H Fishing Club: 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • September 11: 4nd Annual Wounded Warriors Fishing Derby - 9-12 PM CST
  • September 15: Family Nature Club: Get Hooked- 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • September 22: 8th Annual Catch A Smile Senior Fishing Derby - 9-12 PM CST
  • September 23: 8th Annual Reaching for Rainbows Special Needs Kids Fishing Derby - 9-12 PM CST

OCTOBER

  • October 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • October 20: Family Nature Club: Magnificent Migration- 5 – 6:30 PM CST
  • October 23: Russell County 4th Grade Outdoor Eco Adventure Day 9 – 1:30

NOVEMBER

  • November 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST
  • November 17: Family Nature Club: Take Back the Night- 5 – 6:30 PM CST (Russell County Library)

DECEMBER

  • December 8: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1-2 PM CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • December 15: Family Nature Club: Who are Rudolph’s Cousins-5– 6:30 PM CST (Russell County Library)

For information on any event at Wolf Creek NFH, please contact:

Moria Painter, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
50 Kendall Road
Jamestown, KY 42629
PH: 270-343-3797
Email: Moria_Painter@fws.gov

 

 

 

A young girl stands on a riverbank while her dad helps her fish
Getting some fishing help from Dad at the annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby. Photo: USFWS.

Last updated: April 15,2015