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Quinault NFH Fish Culturalist Bob Nash


  • Ron Wong, Hatchery Manager


    Ron has over 40 years of government service, the majority being with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. His hatchery career started with raising lahontan cutthroat trout, then at other facilities raising coho, chum, chinook salmon, steelhead and even grayling. Ron earned his B.S. and A.S. degrees in fisheries and got his government career started as a sole biological technician on board tuna purse seiners leaving out of Panama. These fisheries excursions took him as far west as the Galapagos Islands and as far south as Peru.

  • Dan Magneson, Assistant Hatchery Manager


    Dan came to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1989, and has previously worked at the former Tunison Laboratory of Fish Nutrition and Hagerman, Carson, Warm Springs and Willard NFH's as well as the Vancouver Fisheries Program Office. Dan holds an A.S. in Wildlife Management from North Dakota State University - Bottineau Branch and a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology from Iowa State University.

  • Mike Stewart, Fish Culturist

    ManagerMike Steward is one of two fish Culturalist at QNFH. He was hired in September 2012 after attending a Job Fair at Naval Base Kitsap. Mike spent 20 years in the United States Navy, on five different Aircraft Carriers and three F/A-18 squadrons, visiting half the world, and moving him and his family up and down the west coast. He retired as an Aviation Ordnance Chief Petty Officer and is originally from eastern Iowa.

  • Dave Knox, Maintenance Mechanic

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    Dave has over 40 years of government service. He worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 20 years as a Engineering Equipment Operator before coming to work at Quilcene NFH as a Maintenance Mechanic. He ensures that the facility and grounds are maintained and cared for as well as all the equipment and vehicles. He is proficient in use of backhoe, forklift, excavator, UTV, as well as 10 yard dump truck (hauling 35 foot fish marking trailer around the Olympic Peninsula). He enjoys working on cars, riding motorcycles.


Last Updated: October 9, 2014
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