Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS);
FWS employee, Maria Montoya, gets close with a Fall Tule Chinook on her visit to Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery with other USFWS Pacific Region employees to help with Fall Tule Chinook spawning activities at the hatchery.
After being removed from a Hatchery raceway where they have spent the past few months, Tule Fall Chinook salmon pre-smolts swim down this channel, out the Hatchery intake pipe their parents entered six months ago, and enter the Columbia River.