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October 6, 2010 | 2 minute readPocosins, a special type of wetland found in North Carolina, help to capture carbon and mitigate the impacts of climate change. Learn more...
A healthy pocosin wetland. Photo by Sale Suiter, USFWS.
National fish hatcheries play an important role in managing and restoring America’s fisheries. Hatcheries across the Southeast produce both game and non-game species, which contributes to habitat conservation, endangered species recovery, and provides recreation opportunities to the nation’s anglers. Broodstock hatcheries The majority of national fish hatcheries across the Southeast region do not typically keep adult fish for breeding purposes. Instead, a select few broodstock hatcheries produce and provide disease-free, fertilized fish eggs to federal, state, and tribal hatcheries to support their fishery management efforts. Learn more...
Edenton National Fish Hatchery manager Stephen Jackson watches lake sturgeon flow into the French Broad River. Photo, USFWS.