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Raising and Releasing Trout

Sierra Watershed Partnership, CA


Sierra Watershed Education Partnership collaborated with fourteen elementary, middle and high schools in California so their students could raise endangered Lahonton Cutthroat Trout in the classroom. After caring for the fish from egg to fry stage, students tested the quality of cold water streams in the nearby Tahoe river basin and released the adopted fish into their native habitat. Download Teacher Guide here.

 

 

//Film credits
Photographer: Justin Smith; Editor: R. John Becker; Producer: Marsha Walton;
Exec Producer: Gary Strieker, This American Land
Copyright: Gary Strieker
Production Facility: Biscardi Creative Media, Buford, GA

//Teacher Guide credits
Missy Mohler, Ashley Phillips and Captain Planet Foundation

//Participating Teachers and Schools
Mindy Adams (Creekside Cooperative School), Carolyn Stewart (Truckee Elementary), Katena Sanford (Tahoe Maritime Museum), Trent Kirshner (North Tahoe Middle School), Jeff Bender (Sierra Expeditionary Learning School), Kirby Reed (Truckee High School), Paula Bossler (Kings Beach Elementary), Vicky Brown (Tahoe Lake Elementary), Bobbe Holt (Truckee Elementary PreSchool), Lisa McCready (North Tahoe Middle School), Ben Visnyei with Carolyn Pretzer (Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe), Maggie Bockius (Glenshire Elementary), Kathleen Hansen (Donner Trail Elementary), and Lorenzo Worster (Tahoe Expeditionary Academy).

//Trout in the Classroom blog
http://troutintheclassroom.wordpress.com/

//Copyright
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.