The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Berkshire Infographic

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The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Berkshire Infographic

Berkshire is a 148-acre cold-water facility located in the woods of Monterey, Massachusetts. It supports the restoration of lake trout populations in the lower Great Lakes by supplying lake trout eggs to other federal hatcheries. They also raise native brook trout for stocking in local waterways to support recreational fishing and educational programs.

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Adult Lake Trout
The Berkshire National Fish Hatchery is a cold-water aquaculture facility that lies on 148 acres in Berkshire County, in northern New Marlborough, Massachusetts. The site is located approximately six miles east of Great Barrington and roughly six miles southwest of Tyringham.  Our primary mission...
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Fisheries management
Fish hatcheries
Freshwater fish