The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Spring Creek Infographic

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Image contains a graphic of a cartoon-like map. A fish drives a car on a road that winds down the page, stopping at various sites in the hatchery.

Established in 1901, Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery annually raises 12.5 million Tule Fall Chinook salmon to fulfill Tribal Trust responsibilities and support the commercial fishing industry. The hatchery is funded by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and part of the Columbia River Gorge National Fish Hatchery Complex. Pro tip: The best time to visit the hatchery is late-August through September when the adult salmon are returning!  

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Tule Fall Chinook salmon
Welcome to Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery! We raise 12.5 million young Tule Fall Chinook salmon each year, making a significant contribution to the ocean harvest and an extremely popular sport fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River. We also mitigate fishery losses due to hydroelectric...
In this black and white photo from the 1960's, glass jars with fish eggs line a wall. In front of the wall is a concrete through full of water. A man in a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service tends to an egg jar - his uniform patch can be seen on his left shoulder.
Housed on the grounds of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, the National Fish & Aquatic Conservation Archives (NFACA) is a national program within the Fish & Aquatic Conservation Program of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The NFACA collection collects, preserves and shares...
150 Years. National Fish Hatchery System.” in front of glossy orange eggs against a white background.
The National Fish Hatchery System works to support healthy, self-sustaining populations of fish and other aquatic species across the country. Every year we raise and stock over 100 million fish to support the recovery and restoration of imperiled species, recreational fishing, and Tribal...
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Fisheries management
Education outreach
Fish hatcheries
Fisheries management
Freshwater fish