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Upcoming Event Schedule for Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

With warmer weather soon to be right around the corner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, is pleased to announce a wonderful array of events as part of the 2010 Wolf Creek NFH Workshop/Event Series. 

 

Wolf Creek NFH opened the doors to a new Visitor/Environmental Education Center in mid-September 2006. The center is the first of its kind for one of the nation’s 70 hatcheries, and along with wonderful exhibits, a theater and gift shop, Wolf Creek is also pleased to offer family friendly programming for the surrounding community. 

 

A detailed schedule of current programs planned is as follows. All programs will take place at the hatchery unless otherwise noted: 

 

January

Mon, January 4th We Can! Parent Program
(Meets at Russell County UK Cooperative Extension Service)

 

Mon, January 11th We Can! Parent Program

(Meets at Russell County UK Cooperative Extension Service)

 

Mon, January 18th We Can! Parent Program

(Meets at Russell County UK Cooperative Extension Service)

 

Tues, January 19th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

 

Mon, January 25th We Can! Parent Program

(Meets at Russell County UK Cooperative Extension Service)

 

February

Tues, February 16th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club
(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

Fri, February 19th Biologist-in-Training Facilitator Training

**MUST pre-register

 

March

Tues, March 16th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

 

Sat & Sun, March 20th & 21st Awesome Outdoor Adventure Sampler Weekend:  Come Explore the Outdoors with Fun Activities, Leave No Trace and Outdoor Inquiries

**MUST pre-register

 

April

Fri, April 16th Project WET & WOW!:  Water and Wetlands Education
**MUST pre-register

Sat & Sun, April 17th and 18th WOW! Facilitator and POW!
**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, April 20th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club
(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

Sat, April 24th - Earth Day Celebration!

 

May

Sat, May 8th:  Wildflowers Myths and Realities with Author Thomas Barnes

 

Sat, May 15th KAEE Getaway Day:  Terrific Trout TREK!

**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, May 18th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

Sat, May 22nd Fundamentals of Nature Photography
**MUST pre-register

 

June

Sat, June 5th Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby Event

 

Tues, June 15th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club
(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

Thurs, June 17th - Leopold Education Project (LEP) Workshop

**MUST pre-register

 

Thurs, June 24th Active Strategies for Environmental Education

**MUST pre-register

 


Tues, June 25th Population Connection Workshop

**MUST pre-register

 

Wed, June 30th Facing the Future Climate Change Workshop

**MUST pre-register


July

Wed & Thurs, July 7th and 8th All About Ag and the Environment! - Food, Land and People, Positively Pollination and School/Community Gardening Workshop

(Facilitator Workshop on July 7th and Educator Workshop on July 8th)

**MUST pre-register

 

Fri, July 16th - All About WILD:  Project WILD, Project Flying WILD and Growing Up Wild!

**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, July 20th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

 

Thurs, July 22nd Outdoor Inquiries Workshop

**MUST pre-register

 

Sat, July 24th Intro to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying
**MUST pre-register

 

Wed, July 28th - Teaching Global Sustainability in the Primary Grades: A K-4 Curriculum Guide
**MUST pre-register

 

August

Sat, August 7th Smokey Bear Birthday Celebration!

Sat, August 14th Intermediate Nature Photography
**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, August 17th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

Fri & Sat, August 27th and 28th Project WILD Facilitator Training
**MUST pre-register

 

September

Tues, September 21st Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

 

Tues, September 28th Catch a Smile Senior Fishing Derby

Wed, September 29th Reaching for Rainbows Fishing Derby

**MUST pre-register.  Open ONLY to those in Russell and Clinton counties.

 

October

Sat, October 9th Advanced Nature Photography
**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, October 19th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

Tues, October 19th Outdoor Adventure Day!
**For all of the 4th graders in Russell County

 

November

Fri, November 12th - Engaging Students Through Global Issues: Activity-Based Lessons and Action Projects (Grades 5th through 12th)

**MUST pre-register

 

Tues, November 16th Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

 

December

Tues, December 21st Nature Rocks! Family Nature Club

(Meets at Russell County Library in Jamestown, KY)

 

 

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery is proud to sponsor educational workshops and events that help our community learn more about our incredible natural and cultural heritage. For information on these or other programs at the hatchery, or how you can be involved as a volunteer, please contact Amanda Patrick, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist, at 270-343-3797 or via email:  Amanda_Patrick@fws.gov
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