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Although most hatchery lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following if you visit one of our facilities:

  • • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
  • • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick.

Learn more about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Coronavirus Response.

Please contact the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery, at 360-765-3334, if you have questions about visitation.

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  • Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Aquarium Supplies

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    ALERT! Invasive zebra mussels were recently found in "moss balls,” an aquarium plant sold at aquarium and pet supply stores. 
    DO NOT DUMP THEM! Follow these Disposal Instructions to keep our waterways safe.

  • Born Free!!

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    After finding an injured and emaciated bald eagle near the hatchery grounds, the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery staff sprung into action and initiated a successfull capture, rehibilitation and release effort.

    Learn more

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Youth Fisheries Academy!

The Quilcene NFH will be hosting this outdoor skills and conservation science based youth day-camp for Skokomish Tribal youth on Thursday, July 12th.  

Learn more...

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Last Updated: May 10, 2021
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