Welcome to Friends of NW Hatcheries
Friends of Northwest Hatcheries is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization whose mission is to support natural resource stewardship and education, in cooperation with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatcheries of the Northwest.
Friends of Northwest Hatcheries is associated with the Leavenworth, Entiat, Spring Creek, Carson, and Winthrop National Fish Hatcheries in Washington State, and the Dworshak, Kooskia, and Hagerman National Fish Hatcheries in Idaho.
Through outreach programs, workshops, and seminars, Friends works to increase awareness of the relationships between people and the environment.
With financial support and volunteer service, Friends supports a variety of public activities for Washington and Idaho communities. Friends is a major supporter of the annual Wenatchee River Salmon Festival.
June 1st, 2013: Kids Fishing Day
Join us for Kids Fishing Day to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week the first Saturday in June. This fun event allows families to come to the hatchery and learn about fishing; they even get to try to catch fish stocked in the raceways! Please register online at: http://www.friendsofnwhatcheries.org/event-registration/