Training program creates volunteer hatchery docents

September 8, 2009

By Staff

FISH docent coordinator Lynne Matthes, Bill Strauss and Kari Dickerson (from left), volunteer docents with Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, stand ready to answer questions from visitors at the Salmon Days Festival. By Greg Farrar

FISH docent coordinator Lynne Matthes, Bill Strauss and Kari Dickerson (from left), volunteer docents with Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, stand ready to answer questions from visitors at the Salmon Days Festival. By Greg Farrar

Join the Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) docent program and help spread the word about Issaquah’s remarkable salmon and their amazing life cycle with school children, families and tourists.

Training for new FISH docents, the knowledgeable guides at the Issaquah Hatchery, is from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the hatchery’s Watershed Science Center, 80 Newport Way S.W., Issaquah.Learn the wonder of the salmon journey, the various species of salmon, and the role played by the hatchery and residents of Washington in continuing and sharing in this annual return to spawn. Guides are needed for all days of the week and especially during the annual Issaquah Salmon Days Festival.

For more information and to sign up for training, call 427-0259 or e-mail fishvolunteer@msn.com.

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