Stock Exchange: Sustained Collaboration Produces Healthier Fish
What do you get when two hatchery programs combine forces?
It's moving day at Quinault National Fish Hatchery!
We have had the Quinault Indian Nation's (Nation) Salmon River steelhead on station for about nine months and it’s time for them to go back the tribe's facilities!
what's happening at the hatchery
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is overseeing the construction of a new fish exclusion barrier at Quinault NFH in Grays Harbor County, Washington. The Project will maintain the functionality of the hatchery by replacing the existing weir with a velocity barrier, replacing the existing electric weir control building, modifying riprap and an access road, and adding a fish bypass ladder.
As of October 26, 2016, 19 adult Chum have returned to Cook Creek.
As of October 26, 2016, 9536 adult Coho have returned to Cook Creek.
As of October 26, 2016, 107 adult Steelhead have returned to Cook Creek.
Fisheries In the news
October 3, 2016 - Working to kick start nature with wetland restoration (Gazette-Tribune)
September 25, 2016 - Day Trippin: Hagerman Fish Hatchery (kmvt.com)
September 15, 2016 - Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Opens (News Radio 560 KPQ)
September 12, 2016 - Olympic National Park: Fish continue to recolonize Elwha watershed (Peninsula Daily News)
August 3, 2016 - 08/03/16 (Hawaii DLNR) Wailuku River Interim Instream Flow Suspention for Maintenance Activities in August
Did You Know? Quinault NFH
Did you know that at peak production Quinault NFH can have up to three million fish on station at one time? That's more fish than Chicago has people!