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Fish hatchery seeks volunteers

Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery is seeking volunteers to help stock fish in area streams, lakes and ponds.

Onondaga County waterways are scheduled to receive an estimated 70,000 trout, which meets 100 percent of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation recommendations, from late March to mid-May. Volunteers are needed to help stock from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23 through May 28, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Interested individuals can sign up by contacting the Fish Hatchery at 689-9367 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, able to lift 50 lbs and dress for the weather, rain or shine. Volunteers need to commit for the entire day.

Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery, an Onondaga County Park facility, is located at 1672 Route 321 in Elbridge.

For more information on the Hatchery, call 689-9367 or visit OnondagaCountyParks.com.

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