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As part of his emergency mid-year budget cuts, the governor is proposing completely closing all three hatcheries on January 1, 2016. Such closures, even for a short term, would result in the devastating permanent loss of legacy genetic strains of trout and salmon. You can sign a petition opposing these closures at
Our legislators are currently working on alternative proposals, and we should have more information about this by our December 9th Monthly Meeting. But things may happen fast, so as soon as possible it would help if you could express your concerns to your state reps via phone, mail, email or in person.