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Volunteer Program

Carson National Fish Hatchery (NFH) sponsors an active volunteer program for people interested working with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Tasks are variable and include greeting the public, working during special events, giving tours, facility maintenance, landscaping and, of course, fish culture activities.

Carson NFH is now accepting applications for Fall 2006 and beyond…Work hours are 20 hours/week including Saturday and Sunday. Amenities included at no cost: paved RV hook-up site with water, electricity and local telephone; BBQ grill and picnic table; an auxiliary building with a full size washer and dryer; large refrigerator; bathroom; shower and modest storage area.

The hatchery is located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, only 60 miles from Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR. Recreational opportunities during off duty hours include: fishing, hiking, camping, wildlife viewing, photography, wind surfing and boating. Numerous historical sites, antique shops and wineries are all within day trip distances. Volunteering at Carson NFH offers opportunities to meet people, learn about anadromous fish and environmental issues and share your knowledge with others. If you are interested in this marvelous volunteer opportunity at Carson, please fill out the online application* and e-mail it to Erik Anderson or fax in your application to 509-427-4238.

*These files are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF (Portable Document Format). To view these documents in PDF you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Volunteer application is a pdf file. To view you may need to download your free Adobe Acrobat Reader here.
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