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Press Release PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Baker, State Environmental Officials, Local Youth Stock Trout at Boston’s Jamaica Pond

For immediate release:
4/26/2018
  • Governor Charlie Baker | Lt. Governor Karyn Polito
  • Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • Department of Fish and Game
  • Governor's Press Office

Media Contact for PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Baker, State Environmental Officials, Local Youth Stock Trout at Boston’s Jamaica Pond

Brendan Moss, Press Secretary, Governor's Office

Governor Charlie Baker and Students from Mary E. Curley and John F. Kennedy Elementary Schools.

BOSTONGovernor Charlie Baker today joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Ronald Amidon, City of Boston officials and students from Mary E. Curley and John F. Kennedy Elementary Schools to help the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife stock Jamaica Pond in Boston with approximately 1,000 rainbow trout from the McLaughlin Hatchery in Belchertown and the Sandwich Hatchery in Sandwich.

The fish stocking event is part of a Division of Fisheries and Wildlife program to provide greater recreational trout fishing opportunities by distributing brook, brown, rainbow, and tiger trout into more than 500 bodies of water throughout the Commonwealth each year. This spring, the division will release 500,000 trout produced at state-operated hatcheries in Belchertown, Montague, Sandwich, Palmer, and Sunderland. Daily trout stocking updates throughout the state may be found here.

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Media Contact for PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Baker, State Environmental Officials, Local Youth Stock Trout at Boston’s Jamaica Pond

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