Sadly, this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please join us next year!
Date: May 1, 2020
Location: Nechako River at Riverside Park, Burrard Avenue, Vanderhoof, BC
The event is open to the public. The number of hatchery reared juvenile sturgeon available for school children to release into the Nechako River will be announced soon.
This annual release event has been hosted by the NWSRI with support from the District of Vanderhoof and Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC.
Please click on the event below to take you to that particular event page:
2019 Juvenile Release Event
2018 Juvenile Release Event
2017 Juvenile Release Event
2013 River's Day - In 2013 River's Day events were not held in Prince George or Vanderhoof. NWSRI will co-host the River's Day event with the City of Vanderhoof in 2014. We believe River's Day is an important public celebration of Canada's rivers and watersheds.