Calendar of Events
In order to maintain, protect and preserve the natural and imperious wildlife, fish and the diverse ecosystems in which we all depend, the Friends In Support of the Hatchery, Inc. (F.I.S.H.), of Warm Springs, Georgia have cooperatively partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in efforts to feasibly use, maintain, and protect our precious natural resources and the ecosystem in which they dwell.
Throughout the year, volunteers, staff and cooperative sponsors join forces in efforts to educate the public on water resource conservation issues, as well as to preserve the Fishing tradition for present as well as future generations.
- Great Backyard Bird Count
February: Audubon Society
The hatchery is designated as one of the Audubon Society's Bird Count Survey Sites. Bird Brochures and fact sheets available at Aquarium.
- Kids Fishing Day
June: National Fishing Week
Targets youth between the ages of 3 to 12 involving them with
the ability to interact with their environment and learn the
fundamentals of Fish and Wildlife conservation through linking a
child with nature.
- JR Ranger Camp Roosevelt
July: Partnership with Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites
Foster skills and relationships that last a life time while enjoying local history and outdoor activities in one of natures most precious places. Day Camp info www.gastateparks.org
November: Warm Springs City Parade
Friends members are invited to decorate the hatchery truck and either ride or walk in the parade. Not only spreading cheer and donated candies, F.I.S.H. also promote environmental awareness and welcome patrons to visit the Aquarium as well as tour the Public Use Area following the parade.