Several state fisheries and hatcheries staffers were honored recently for their efforts to manage and enhance the state’s fishing resources.
The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife announced that Wes Ashe, a fisheries biologist in the Belgrade Lake region, was honored as the fisheries section employee of the year, while Derik Lee, fish culturist at the Grand Lake Stream hatchery, received a similar award for the hatcheries section.
“Both Wes and Derik are extremely deserving of the award, not only for the accomplishments over the past year, but for consistently working above and beyond what is expected,” DIF&W Director of Fisheries and Hatcheries Francis Brautigam said in a press release.
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