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----- Education Guide: Fish -----


Atlantic Salmon Federation

This is a Canadian group that has developed an extensive curriculum called Fish Friends for grades 4-6. Their website also offers lots of information on salmon.

 
Atlantic Salmon Federation
P.O. Box 807
Calais, ME 04619
207-725-2833

Connecticut River Coordinator's Office

This website provides information about fish counts in the CT River, the Anadromous Fish Restoration Program, and migratory fish. The office has a collection of books, videos, photographs, technical reports, and teaching materials that is available to the public.

 
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
103 East Plumtree Rd
Sunderland, MA 01375
413-548-9138

Connecticut River Salmon Association

The CT River Salmon Association sponsors an in-class salmon egg rearing program in association with the CT River Salmon Restoration Project. Curriculum materials and other support accompany the project.

 
Robert A. Jones, President
860-644-0159
info@ctriversalmon.org

Holyoke Dam Fish Elevator (Holyoke Gas & Electric)

View migratory fish on their annual upstream run. This facility has viewing windows and on-site interpreters. It is open during the spring migration, early May through late June. Call for hours and information.

 
413-548-9628

Richard Cronin National Salmon Station

The station is a research facility/hatchery for the Atlantic Salmon Restoration Project and offers year-round tours. Visitors have an opportunity to see and feed salmon and to learn about the restoration program. The hatchery also sponsors in-class visits that include a slide program and, often, a live salmon.

 
Mickey Novak
51 East Plumtree Rd
Sunderland, MA 01375
413-548-9010

Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited is a resource for schools that are interested in stream projects, and may have some funding available. TU organizes the Atlantic Salmon Egg Rearing Program which allows students to raise eggs in an in-class incubator/chiller. Participants release the fry into nearby streams late in the spring.

 
For Trout Unlimited:
Jim Lafley
Pioneer Valley Ch 276
413-323-7221 ext 403

For ASERP:
Charlie Olchowsky
Deerfield/Millers Ch 349
413-773-5920

Turners Falls Fish Ladder (First Light)

This facility is similar to the Holyoke Dam Fish Elevator (see above), though fish viewing is somewhat more reliable at Holyoke. Visits can be supplemented with a visit to a nearby bald eagle nesting site. The facility is open from early May through late June. Call for hours.

 
413-659-3714
     
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