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Continued Efforts to Restore Historic Populations

By Orey Eckes, Genoa NFH A cooperative effort among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – New York Field Office (USFWS-NYFO), Genoa National Fish Hatchery (NFH), USFWS – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the St. Regis Mohawk … Continue reading

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All Hands on Deck for Long Term Research and Monitoring Work

  Prior to the 2019 field season, Region 3 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Offices (FWCO)  were asked to assist with Asian carp work being conducted within the Illinois River. Great Lakes crews from Alpena, Michigan, Ashland and Green Bay, Wisconsin, along with … Continue reading

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Restoring an Ancient Legacy Continues

In June 2019 hatchery staff, Doug Aloisi and Orey Eckes, aided with the collection of lake sturgeon eggs from wild caught spawning fish below the NYPA dam in Massena, NY. After fertilization, eggs were transported to GNFH and DEC Oneida … Continue reading

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Visitors from Yellowstone are Making Themselves at Home

    The Genoa National Fish Hatchery (NFH) have some visitors that are making themselves right at home. In fact, they like southwest Wisconsin so much that they don’t plan to leave for at least 16-18 months. That is if … Continue reading

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The Great Exchange

Dragonfly eggs in a cup (above right). Photos by Angela Baran Dagendesh/USFWS. As the leaves begin to fall, the ponds at Genoa National Fish Hatchery begin to drain and the dragonfly larvae lose their summer home! During the summer months, … Continue reading

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Outreach at Trempealeau with Friends of the Upper Mississippi

We were out at Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge with West Salem Middle School’s 7th graders sampling for invertebrates and found a couple vertebrates. Scroll through through to photos to see what we found. Thanks to Al Brinkman, Friends of the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Banquet

  If you have volunteered in the past three years, you should have received an invite to our FREE volunteer banquet fish fry, Friday, Nov. 1, at All Star Bowling, 4735 Mormon Coulee Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601, 5pm-8:30pm. If … Continue reading

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Midwest Fisheries Center volunteer coordinator Gretchen Newberry at Gretchen_Newberry@fws.gov. Winter is pretty quiet for outreach, but we have the following opportunities coming up over the winter and in the new year: … Continue reading

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A Biologist Goes West!

This summer a call for help went out from Region 6 for the Jones Hole National Fish Hatchery in Vernal, Utah. The station had experienced a couple of retirements and their biological technician stepped up as a biologist at a … Continue reading

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Pond Research Yields Bountiful Harvest

                                As fall is upon us, the growing season for fish and mussels are quickly coming to a close. This is when ponds at Genoa … Continue reading

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