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
Service, NOAA-Fisheries to Prepare Salmon Harvest EIS
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries will jointly prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to inform the Services’ decisions to sign a new agreement on salmon harvest related to U.S. v. Oregon, a management agreement for managing and regulating fisheries in the Columbia River Basin.
Fish and Aquatic Conservation news
July 23, 2016 - (The Seattle Times) Mount Rainier moves to boost protection of native fish species
July 17, 2016 - Expert's guide to the Hagerman reach: part 2 (Maryville Daily Forum)
July 17, 2016 - A place for pollinators (www.maryvilledailyforum.com)
March 31, 2016 - Pacific lamprey return to White Salmon River (The Columbian)
February 26, 2016 - Montana Wild's case a reminder that anglers need to know regulations
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.