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Leavenworth Kids Fishing Day »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted April 29th, 2014

Make plans to travel up Icicle Creek to the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery for their annual Kids Fishing Day event in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week.  This FREE event includes educational stations geared for children ages 4 – 14 where they learn the essentials of fishing and water/boating safety before trying to catch that ‘big one.’  Fishing poles and bait are provided.  A food booth will be available with proceeds benefitting Discovery High School. [Continue Reading]


Arbor Day at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted April 7th, 2014

On Saturday, April 12th, between 10 am and 2 pm, Friends of Northwest Hatcheries will host the Greater Wenatchee Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Distribution.  The Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, located at 12790 Fish Hatchery Road in Leavenworth (map), is one of five distribution sites in Chelan and Douglas counties where the following tree and shrub seedlings will be available this year:

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2014 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted April 7th, 2014

Applications for the 2014 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship are now being accepted.

The annual $1,500 scholarship is dedicated in memory of Nancy Duree who was an active partner in the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival since its inception, and a champion of natural resource education for both children and adults. [Continue Reading]


New Aquarium »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted February 24th, 2009

The Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery nursery has a new aquarium!  Come see Sculpin, Rainbow Trout, Coho Salmon and  Spring Chinook Salmon. [Continue Reading]


Connecting Children With Nature »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted February 24th, 2009

The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery partnered with the National Park Service, Hagerman National Monument, and the Thousand Springs State Park to provide “outdoor” educational experiences to Twin Falls Elementary students in December, 2008. [Continue Reading]


Trout Unlimited »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted February 24th, 2009

The award winning Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited has contributed many hours and funds to enhance salmon habitat and education opportunities at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery Complex. [Continue Reading]


Waders for “Kids In The Creek” »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted January 20th, 2009

The Friends of Northwest Hatcheries, in cooperation with Cascadia Conservation District, have supplied waders for the Kids In The Creek Project. [Continue Reading]


Education About the Benefits of Recycling »

.: Friends :. Category, submitted December 19th, 2007

A Legacy of 90,000 Pounds of Trash?

A 150 lb. adult will leave 90,000 pounds of trash for the next generation. Yikes! Leavenworth Recycles (LR) and the Friends of the Northwest Hatcheries (FNWH) have joined together to leave a better legacy. Close to ten thousand students and adults were educated about the benefits of recycling in our community while reducing the waste at this year’s Salmon Festival. [Continue Reading]


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