Nimbus Hatchery to Host Final Installment of 2014 Speaker Series

Media Contacts:
Laura Drath, CDFW Interpretive Services, (916) 358-2884
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8908

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is hosting the final installment of its speaker series with a panel discussion on salmon fishing on the American River. The event will be held at the Nimbus Hatchery Visitor Center in Rancho Cordova on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. Preregistration is not required.

Avid angler and CDFW scientific aide Justin Cisneros will share his tips for success in salmon fishing, including gear, locations, methods and more. CDFW Senior Environmental Scientists Rob Titus and Mike Healey will address the state of the salmon run in the American River and the department’s management approach. Wildlife Officer Alan Weingarten will be on hand to clarify salmon fishing regulations. All speakers will take questions from the audience.

Nimbus Hatchery is located at 2001 Nimbus Road in Rancho Cordova. The hatchery offers hands-on exhibits, a river bluff trail and a play area for children. It is open daily to the public, free of charge, until 3 p.m.

For more information about the speaker series, please call (916) 358-2884 or visit the hatchery online at http://www.facebook.com/NimbusHatchery.