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Leadville National Fish Hatchery

  • Leadville National Fish Hatchery, 1903

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    Ponds at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery have raised trout for more than 125 years.
    Leadville National Fish Hatchery, 1903
  • Leadville National Fish Hatchery

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    Located at the base of Mt. Massive near Leadville, the hatchery has been a tourist destination since its construction.
    Leadville National Fish Hatchery
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References: 

Hatchery Has Role in Restoring Greenback Cutthroats,” Leadville Herald Democrat, August 27, 2014.

Marcia Martinek, “Hatcheries May Close in 2015,” Leadville Herald Democrat, November 20, 2013.

Greg Rowlett, “Leadville National Fish Hatchery,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form (November 14, 1979).

US Fish and Wildlife Service, “Leadville National Fish Hatchery: An Historical Perspective” (1989).

US Fish and Wildlife Service, “National Fish Hatchery System: Strategic Hatchery and Workforce Planning Report” (March 2013).

Additional Information: 

Friends of the Leadville National Fish Hatchery.

Leadville National Fish Hatchery,” US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Terry Rosenlund, ed., Leadville National Fish Hatchery: Centennial, 1889–1989 (US Fish and Wildlife Service, 1989).

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