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Quinault NFH Fish Culturalist Bob Nash


  • Josh Homer, Hatchery Manager


    Josh has been with the Quinault NFH since 2016. First as the station's Assistant Hatchery Manager before making the jump to Hatchery Manager. Prior to coming to this facility, Josh worked at the Entiat National Fish Hatchery in Entiat, WA.

  • Dan Fielding, Assistant Hatchery Manager


    Dan started work on August 6th of 2018 and comes with a long list of hatchery experience. Most recently, Dan was the Enhancement Biologist from the Quinault Indian Nation.

  • Ed Lemieux, Fish Culturist

    John "Ed" Lemieux is an enrolled member of the Quinault Indian Nation. After receiving welding certification at Bates ManagerCollege, Ed worked as a welder in the Bremerton shipyards. Seeking another career opportunity Ed returned to the Quinault area where he worked falling trees on what now is the Moclips Highway. Shortly thereafter, Ed began his career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the hatchery. For over 46 years Ed has been the fish culturist orchestrating the four species fish rearing program.

  • Joe Lemieux, Jean Lemieux, and Jane Lemieux, Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO) workers

    TERO staff

    Joe Lemieux, Jean Lemieux, and Jane Lemieux are working at the hatchery learning about FWS's fish culture practices and assisting with various maintenance projects. Joe, Jane, and Jean are an asset to the hatchery and are excellent stewards of the Quinault Nation's natural resources.

    Quinault NFH has a written cooperative agreement with the Quinault Indian Nation regarding their Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance program. The agreement provides funding from the Service to the Quinault Indian Nation to allow the hiring of Quinault tribal members for temporary work. It also provides tribal members the experience of working at a large salmon production facility.


Last Updated: October 9, 2014
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