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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities at Seymour Hatchery

Posted on April 11th 2012, by Seymour Salmonid Society

The Seymour Salmonid society in North Vancouver has upcoming volunteer opportunities at the hatchery in the next few weeks for those who are interested. They are:

Thursday April 12th
Volunteers Needed - 1
TIme: 10AM-2PM or all day if a ride up to the hatchery is needed.
Activities: Checking Adult Steelhead, Releasing Pink Fry, Feeding Fish, Cleaning Troughs, etc.

Wednesday April 18th
Volunteers Needed - 1
TIme: 10AM-2PM or all day if a ride up to the hatchery is needed.
Activities: Checking Adult Steelhead, Releasing Pink Fry, Feeding Fish, Cleaning Troughs, etc.

Saturday April 21st
Volunteers Needed - 2 for first session and 10-20 for second session
TIme: First session 8:30AM-11AM, second session Mid-Late Morning
Activities: Releasing Chum Fry at Maplewood Farms
We will be releasing 20,000 Chum Fry at Maplewood Farms this day. 2 Volunteers are needed to come up to the hatchery and load fish in the morning as well as help out with other routine duties. Volunteers with access to vehicles are preferred for this acitivity. The remaining volunteers can just show up at Maplewood Farms and help release fry into the stream there. It will take between 1-2 hours depending on the number of volunteers that come. This is a children friendly activity. I will confirm the time and meeting place later next week.

Sunday April 22nd
Volunteers Needed - 1
TIme: 10AM-2PM or all day if a ride up to the hatchery is needed.
Activities: Releasing Chum & Pink Fry, Feeding Fish, Cleaning Troughs, etc.

If you are interested in participating in all or any of the activities, please send volunteer coordinator Ken Knipelberg an e-mail indicating which days you would like to help.

The Seymour Salmonid Society is a non-profit organization that is responsible for running the Seymour River Fish Hatchery and Education Centre. Its purpose is to enhance fish stocks and encourage proper management of fisheries in the Seymour River. It also aims to educate the public about the value of the Seymour River and the salmonids it supports as a resource for everyone living in British Columbia.

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