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Two women in USFWS uniforms supervise a booth at the Kentucky State Fair.
Information icon Moria Painter and Jane Herndon ready for visitors at the Kentucky State Fair. Photo by Bob Herndon, USFWS.

Showing off some trout at the Kentucky State Fair

Four silver trout with black spots in an aquarium
Trout showcased at the Wolf Creek NFH booth. Photo by Moria Painter, USFWS.

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery maintained a booth at the 116th Annual Kentucky State Fair. The booth displayed rainbow, brown and brook trout, event flyers, hatchery literature, and educational booklets. More than 600,000 people attended the 10-day fair and had access to the hatchery booth.

The booth was staffed two weekends, Friday through Sunday by hatchery personnel including Biological Aide Makenzie Back, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist Moria Painter, Administrative Assistant Teresa DeVore and Deputy Project Leader Sheila Kirk. Hatchery volunteer Judy Scott also helped to meet and greet the public at the booth.

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