Hatcheries

Armin F. Koernig Hatchery

The Armin F. Koernig Hatchery (AFK) was the first hatchery established by PWSAC in 1975.  It is located on 17 acres in Sawmill Bay, Evans Island, in the southwestern district of the Sound.  PWSAC owns the land and buildings.  AFK produces pink salmon and has the responsibility of the Port Chalmers chum salmon remote release operations.

Wally Noerenberg Hatchery

Wally Noerenberg Hatchery (WNH) was completed in 1985.  It is located on public lands managed as a State Marine Park by the Alaska Department Natural Resources in Lake Bay on the southern tip of Esther Island in the northern district of the Sound.  PWSAC utilizes the site under a State Park Special Use Permit and owns the buildings.  WNH produces pink, chum, coho and Chinook salmon.

Cannery Creek Hatchery

Cannery Creek Hatchery (CCH) is a state-owned hatchery built by ADF&G in 1978.  PWSAC manages and operates the pink salmon facility for ADF&G under a 20-year professional services agreement at no cost to the state.  This hatchery is located on public lands managed by the United States Forest Service on the eastern shore of Unakwik Inlet in the northern area of the Sound.  PWSAC has managed and operated CCH since July 1, 1988.

Main Bay Hatchery

Main Bay Hatchery (MBH) is a state-owned hatchery built by ADF&G in 1981.  PWSAC manages and operates the sockeye salmon facility for ADF&G under a 20-year professional services agreement at no cost to the state.  The hatchery is situated on public lands managed by the United States Forest Service in Main Bay on the western shore of the Sound.  PWSAC has managed and operated MBH since July 1, 1991.

Gulkana Hatchery

The Gulkana Hatchery (GH), near Paxson, is also a state-owned hatchery built by ADF&G in 1973.  PWSAC manages and operates the sockeye salmon facility for ADF&G under a 20-year professional services agreement at no cost to the state.  The hatchery is located on public lands managed by both the State of Alaska and the United States Bureau of Land Management.  PWSAC has managed and operated the GH since July 1, 1993.

Administrative Sites

Cordova Office

The Cordova office is located at 500 First Street.  The headquarter office contains the following departments: Administration, Operations, Accounting, Human Resources, and Sales.

Anchorage Distribution Center

The Anchorage Distribution Center is located at 6148 Neilsen Way.  The Distribution Center is used to consolidate and expedite approximately 2.5 million pounds of supplies annually to and from the remote Prince William Sound hatcheries via Whittier.

 

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