Volunteer Opportunities

Sorting minnows at Genoa NFH Throughout the Winter Season!
Mussel cage repair/building at Genoa NFH Late January/Early February
Fish Health Assessments with Fish Health Center March—May
Higgins Eye Infestation at Genoa NFH May
River Clean-Up Day with Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office May
River Education Days at Trempealeau NWR with FWCO May

Minnow sorters needed
Genoa National Fish Hatchery needs help with the huge task of removing invasive Sticklebacks from its Fathead minnow brood stock. Fatheads provide all of the forage for six species of sport fish and many species of mussel host fish.
Please call the hatchery (608-689-2605) to volunteer for this important part of maintaining a healthy minnow population.

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