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Page Springs Fish Hatchery receives environmental stewardship award

Posted July 31, 2018

Our Page Springs Fish Hatchery has been selected by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for the Bronze Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program award.

This award is a 3-year recognition that’s available to regulated facilities that don’t have any violations on record with any environmental regulatory agency within the past 3 years. Recipients must maintain this compliance record while a member of the program.

“This is a major accomplishment by our Page Springs hatchery and our water quality staff,” AZGFD Statewide Hatchery Program Manager Geoffrey Rabinovich said. “They work diligently in order to provide sport-fishing opportunities to our constituents, and at the same time, they take responsibility to protect public health and the environment in Arizona.”

About Page Springs Fish Hatchery

Runways at Page Springs Fish Hatchery

Page Springs Hatchery is the largest state-run hatchery. It produces on average 216,000 pounds of trout, which equals approximately 57 percent of the stocked trout in Arizona and makes a $185.3 million positive impact to the overall state economy.

The hatchery is located on beautiful Oak Creek approximately 10 miles south of Sedona and 10 miles north of Cottonwood off Highway 89A on the Page Springs Road.

The best access is from Interstate 17. Take the McGuireville exit (exit 293), turn west for approximately 10 miles to Cornville, then turn north on Page Springs Road for five miles to the hatchery entrance.

It’s open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., seven days a week except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

For more information, call (928) 634-4805 or visit our Page Springs Fish Hatchery page.

 

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