Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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News and Upcoming Events

 

2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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

JANUARY

  • Jan 7: Nature Craft Workshop 4:30 - 6pm CST (cost will not exceed $10)
  • Jan 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2pm CST
  • Jan 19: Family Nature Club: Geology -Rocks! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST (Russel County Library)
  • Jan ???: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

FEBRUARY

  • Feb 4: Nature Craft Workshop 4:30 - 6pm CST (cost will not exceed $10)
  • Feb 9: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2pm CST (Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission)
  • Feb 16: Family Nature Club: Geology - Minerals! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST (Russel County Library)
  • Feb ???: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

MARCH

  • Mar 3: Nature Craft Workshop 4:30 - 6pm CST (cost will not exceed $10)
  • Mar 8: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2pm CST
  • Mar 15: Family Nature Club: Geology - Soil! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST (Russel County Library)
  • Mar 15: Deadline for the Jr. Duck Stamp Art Contest!
  • Mar 19: Environmental Education Program - Earth Hour & Squirt’s Birthday 1:00 - 2pm CST
  • Mar ???: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

APRIL

  • April 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2pm CST (Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission)
  • April 19: Family Nature Club: Insects - Pollination! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST
  • April 23: Environmental Education Program - Earth Day Event - Activities, free trees, crafts, lots of fun for the whole family 9:00am - 1pm CST
  • April 29: Hatchery Creek Expansion Opens to the Public &emdash; Dedication Ceremony!
  • April 30: Hatchery Creek Trout Trot 5K! Times TBA.
  • April ???: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

MAY

  • May 5: Nature Craft Workshop 4:30 - 6pm CST (cost will not exceed $10)
  • May 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2pm CST
  • May 17: Family Nature Club: Insects - Adaptations! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST
  • May ???: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

JUNE

  • June 4: 30th Annual Kids Fishing Derby 9:00am - 3:00pm CST
  • June 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2:00pm CST (Russel County Tourist Commission)
  • June ??: Educator Workshops 8:00am - 3:00pm (Pre-registration is required)
  • June 21: Family Nature Club: Insects - Strange Bugs 5:00 - 6:30pm CST
  • June ??: Longest Day of Play 9:00am - 1:00pm CST
  • June ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

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 4, 2016