USDA defunds Sheldon Jackson Hatchery

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has halted critical funding to the Sheldon Jackson College hatchery following the school’s closure earlier this year. The hatchery remains virtually the only functioning entity on campus, kept alive by one manager, a core of dedicated volunteers, and the USDA grant. Melissa Marconi-Wentzel, KCAW – Sitka