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  • The Power of Twelve

    Electrofishing at Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge as part of a pilot study to conduct long-term aquatic monitoring at five Pacific Northwest refuges.

    Since 2005, Refuges and FAC program biologists have gathered each spring to share research, discuss management issues, and seek collaborative opportunities to monitor aquatic species and habitats in Pacific Northwest refuge waterways .   

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  • 'Fish Health News You Can Use' Newsletter Launched

    Pacific Region Fish Health Program Newsletter

    The inaugural issue of of the Pacific Region's 'Fish Health News You Can Use'  newsletter has just been released! Read about topics ranging from Fish Health Program staffing updates to gas bubble trauma to what different diagnostic tests tell scientists about Bacterial Kidney Diseases. 

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  • Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program Promotes the Birds and the Bees (and Butterflies)

    Abernathy Fish Technology's New Pollinator Garden

    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

    Joe Badoni, who works at the Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery

    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.

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Program Updates

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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Carson NFH Kid's Free Fishing Day

    Sept. 9, 2017

    Connect with nature and your kids at Carson National Fish Hatchery's Free Fishing Day. Learn skills from our experienced staff and keep your catch! Free and open to the public! 

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Last Updated: May 24, 2017
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