Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program Promotes the Birds and the Bees (and Butterflies)
What do five National Fish Hatcheries, two Fishery Resource Offices, one Fish Health Center, one Fish Technology Center, and a Regional Office have in common with Monarch butterflies and native pollinators? Sounds like a punchline…right?
Preserving a culture through fish restoration
This story features three staff members of the Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery, two of which are also enrolled members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Staff members explain the role of the hatchery and its contribution to harvesting practices of the Warm Springs tribes.
FY 2016-2020 Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program Strategic Plan
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a new strategic plan for its Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program that will address some of the nation’s greatest aquatic conservation challenges.
Lots to Celebrate at Leavenworth! Public Invited to 75th Anniversary and Salmon Fest
The public is invited to celebrate Leavenworth National Fisheries complex's 75th anniversary and engage in many salmon-centered activities at the 25th annual Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, held September 17-19 this year. We hope to see you there! Read more about Salmon Festival
Fish and Aquatic Conservation Strategic Plan Launched for FY 2016-2020
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a new strategic plan for its Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program that will address some of the nation’s greatest aquatic conservation challenges. The plan provides an overarching strategic vision that will guide the program’s annual operations for fiscal years 2016-2020.
Fish and Aquatic Conservation news
December 29, 2016 - Steelhead Season starts New Year's Day
December 28, 2016 - Spring Steelhead Season Opens January1
November 17, 2016 - Oregon Offers Free Fishing/Clamming Crabbing Nov. 25-26 (ODFW Website)
October 3, 2016 - Working to kick start nature with wetland restoration (Gazette-Tribune)
September 25, 2016 - Day Trippin: Hagerman Fish Hatchery (kmvt.com)
Did You Know? Hawaiian Gobies
Five of Hawaii's seven freshwater fish species are gobies. Three of these, including this Hawaiian freshwater goby, are able to ascend waterfalls as high as 500 feet by fusing their pelvic fins into a suction cup.