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Bennett Spring hatchery renovation continues

The renovation of the Bennett Spring Hatchery continues and is on schedule, despite some weather delays, according to Ben Havens, Bennett Spring Hatchery manager. Havens is operating out of a small temporary building which is serving as his office, currently located in the parking lot that once served fishermen and those visiting the hatchery pools.  “They are busy working on the original hatchery building where our offices have always been,” he explained. “That building was built in the 1920s and while it has been remodeled over the years at other times, they are now putting in new plumbing and electric, a second bathroom, and upgrading the offices to make them more accessible for visitors." For more on this story, see Saturday's LCR.