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Idea for hatchery in Houston

 Fisheries and Oceans Canada along with Upper Bulkley River Stream keepers group are hoping to build a small scale Coho hatchery in Houston.
The two organizations made a presentation to Houston council last night  to discuss the idea and possible locations.
Community Adviser Brenda Donas says there are a couple of purposes for the pilot facility.
“Be able to increase Coho production in the upper Bulkley River is one of the objectives,” she says. “But also to be able to engage local people in participating in stewardship of the resource.”
Donas says if all goes according to plan, they could start creating the hatchery in the spring. Houston council will mull over the idea in the coming weeks.

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