Welcome to Friends of NW Hatcheries   

Salmon in the Classroom

Osborn Elementary students participating in the Salmon in the Classroom program release salmon smolts into the Wenatchee River.

Friends of Northwest Hatcheries is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization whose focus is to support natural resource stewardship and education, in cooperation with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatcheries of the Northwestern United States.

FNWH MISSION
Working with US Fish & Wildlife Hatcheries of the Northwestern United States, the Friends of NW Hatcheries support fish and wildlife conservation and education while engaging students and communities to be active stewards.

ASSOCIATED HATCHERIES
Friends of Northwest Hatcheries is associated with the Leavenworth, Entiat, Spring Creek, Carson, Winthrop, Makah, WillardLittle White, Quilcene, and Quinault National Fish Hatcheries in Washington State, the Dworshak and Kooskia National Fish Hatcheries in Idaho, and the Warm Spring and Eagle Creek National Fish Hatcheries in Oregon.

ANNUAL EDUCATION, ACTIVITIES, & EVENTS

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT BY BECOMING A MEMBER TODAY!
You can help us continue to support these valuable programs and events by joining today! FNWH is run 100% by a passionate and dedicated small group of volunteers. When you become a member or donate to FNWH, you’re money supports valuable hands-on educational experiences for oftentimes under-served youth around the Northwest.

FUNDING REQUEST FORM FOR PARTNER HATCHERIES
FNWH is proud to provide financial support for regional educational programs that connect children with the outdoors and which help to foster the next generation of environmental stewards. View and download the Funding Request Form below for more details and to submit a request.

Funding Request Form.pdf
Funding Request Form.doc


Guided Winter Snowshoe Tours at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery

Snowshoe tours during the winter months at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery are now being organized by the Wenatchee River Institute. See their calendar of events for details.