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2014 Cool Water Fish Culture Workshop

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is pleased to host the 2014 Cool Water Fish Culture Workshop

Dates: January 13 - 15, 2014

Location: Embassy Suites Syracuse, 6646 Old Collamer Road South, East Syracuse, New York

Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites (leaving DEC website) for $96 per night (single or double occupancy) until December 31, 2013. All rooms are king suites.


  • Registration cost is $40 until December 15 ; registration increases to $50 on December 16
  • Complete the registration form (53 KB PDF)
  • Payment is by cash or check only
  • Included with your registration are the social on Monday evening, lunch on Tuesday, and all breaks

Schedule at a Glance

Monday January 13:
5:00 - 7:00 pm - Registration
7:00 - 11:00 pm - Welcome Reception

Tuesday January 14:
8:00 am - Noon - Presentations
Noon - 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm - Presentations
3:30 - 6:00 pm - Tour of Oneida State Fish Hatchery

Wednesday January 15:
8:00 am - Noon - Presentations/Discussions

Call for Presentations

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for the exchange of information among those actively involved in or interested in the propagation of cool water fishes. Please consider sharing your experiences with others by giving a presentation and filling out the presentation form (55 KB PDF).


Registration/Accommodations: Martha Wolgamood, Wolgamoodm@michigan.gov
Presentations: Jan VanAmberg, Vanambergj@michigan.gov
Sponsorships/Donations/Exhibitors: Ed Eisch, Eische@michigan.gov


TUESDAY JANUARY 14, 3:30-6:00

Oneida Hatchery is located in the Village of Constantia in Oswego County, on the north shore of Oneida Lake. The hatchery was reconstructed in 1992. The rearing program is focused on walleye, and includes egg collections from Oneida Lake (200-300 million eggs/year), and stocking of millions of walleye fry and about 220,000 advanced walleye fingerlings (four to six inches). Experimental culture of rare or threatened fishes, such as round whitefish, lake sturgeon and paddlefish, also occurs here. Annual fish production is about 6,000 pounds.

Location of Oneida Hatchery in relation to Embassy Suites, Syracuse
Locations of Oneida Hatchery and Embassy Suites, Syracuse