Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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News and Upcoming Events

 

2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

**All events take place at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery unless specified.

JUNE

  • June 4: 30th Annual Kids Fishing Derby 9:00am - 3:00pm CST
  • June 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00 - 2:00pm CST (Russel County Tourist Commission)
  • June 18: Longest Day of Play 9:00am - 1:00pm CST
  • June 21: Family Nature Club: Insects - Strange Bugs 5:00 - 6:30pm CST

JULY

  • July 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:00pm CST
  • July 19: Family Nature Club: Water-Weather - 5:00pm - 5:30 CST
  • July 20: Educator Workshops - Project Wild: 8:00am - 3:00pm CST (Preregistration is required)
  • July 20: Educator Workshops - Aquatic Wild: 8:00am - 3:00pm CST (Preregistration is required)
  • July ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

AUGUST

  • August 9: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:00pm CST
  • August 16: Family Nature Club: Water-Wetlands! - 5:00 - 6:30pm CST

SEPTEMBER

  • September 1: Nature Craft Workshop - 4:30 - 6:00pm CST (cost $8)
    Pressed Flowers - make a flower press and learn to use pressed flowers in crafts
  • September 12: 5th Annual Wounded Warriors Fishing Derby
  • September 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:00pm CST
  • September 20: Family Nature Club: Water-Fishing! - 5:00 - 6:30pm CST
  • September 27: 9th Annual Catch a Smile Senior Fishing Derby - 9:00am - 12:00pm CST
  • September 28: 9th Annual Reaching for Rainbows Special Needs Kids Fishing Derby (Clinton and Russell Counties) 9:00am - 12:00pm CST
  • September 29: 2nd Annual Reaching for Rainbows Special Needs Kids Fishing Derby (Adair and Cumberland Counties) 9:00am - 12:00pm CST
  • September ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

OCTOBER

  • October 6: Nature Craft Workshop - 4:30 - 6:00pm CST (cost $10)
    Cheese Making - learn the art of cheese making and take home samples
  • October 11: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:0pm CST (Russell County Tourist Commission)
  • October 18: Family Nature Club Preparing for Winter - What plants do! - 5:00 - 6:30pm CST
  • October 21: Russell County 4th Grade Outdoor Eco Adventure Day - 9:00am - 1:30pm CST
  • October ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

NOVEMBER

  • November 3: Nature Craft Workshop - 4:30 - 6:00pm CST (cost $5)
    Natural Holiday Ornaments
  • November 8: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:00pm CST
  • November 15: Family Nature Club: Nocturnal! 5:00 - 6:30pm CST (Russell County Branch Library)
  • November ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

DECEMBER

  • December 1: Nature Craft Workshop - 4:30 - 6:00pm CST (cost $5)
    Natural Holiday Ornaments
  • December 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting - 1:00 - 2:00pm CST (Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission)
  • December 20: Family Nature Club: Hibernation! - 5:00 - 6:30pm CST (Russell County Branch Library)
  • December ??: Other programs to be announced follow us on Facebook

For information on any event at Wolf Creek NFH, please contact:

Moria Painter, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
50 Kendall Road
Jamestown, KY 42629
PH: 270-343-3797
Email: Moria_Painter@fws.gov
or Ashley_buffington@fws.gov

 

 

 

A young girl stands on a riverbank while her dad helps her fish
Getting some fishing help from Dad at the annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby. Photo: USFWS.

Last updated: June 25, 2016