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Hatchery Contacts on the West Coast

California, Puget Sound, Columbia Basin, Oregon Coast, Willamette River

For more information on hatchery programs by area:


Central Valley: Amanda Cranford at Amanda.Cranford@noaa.gov or 916.930.3706

California Coast: Seth Naman at Seth.Naman@noaa.gov or 707.825.5180

Puget Sound, including Washington Coast, Hood Canal, and Strait of Juan de Fuca

Allyson Purcell at Allyson.Purcell@noaa.gov or 503.736.4736

Columbia Basin

Upper Columbia: Brett Farman at Brett.Farman@noaa.gov or 503.231.6222; Emi Melton at Emi.Melton@noaa.gov or 503.736.4739

Snake River: Brett Farman at Brett.Farman@noaa.gov or 503.231.6222

Middle and Lower Columbia: James Archibald at James.Archibald@noaa.gov or 503.230.5425

Mitchell Act programs: Natasha Preston at natasha.preston@noaa.gov or 503.231.2178; James Archibald at james.archibald@noaa.gov or 503.230.5425

Oregon Coast and Willamette River

Lance Kruzic at Lance.Kruzic@noaa.gov or 541.957.3381

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on May 20, 2022