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WOLF CREEK NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY: Volunteers Make it Happen!

What do the states of Vermont, California and Texas have in common?

Well, when it comes to raising fish, particularly trout, they all have Wolf Creek NFH as a unique trait as Wolf Creek is currently serving host to 3 volunteer couples.

Known as “Workampers,” these volunteers live full-time in their personal motor home or RV on a free campsite provided by the hatchery. In exchange for the site and other amenities, the volunteers give of their time and talents by helping to fulfill the hatchery mission.

Whether it’s a day spent helping to clean the raceways where the fish are raised, helping to evaluate the fish or serving at the Visitor/Environmental Education Center front desk, Wolf Creek would not be able to function as well as it does without the help of these dedicated volunteers!

Currently in residence at the hatchery areó

Rich and Sherry Moesch of Orwell, Vermont; Ralph and Karen Parrish of Corpus Christi, Texas; and Stew and Sue Nash of Moreno Valley, California. 

Popularity and interest in Wolf Creek’s volunteer program is rapidly growing, and it is with much gratitude that the hatchery looks forward to working with these volunteers and others to follow!

Last year alone the hatchery saved $208,403.31 through volunteer efforts.

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