[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: NFC: Adopt-a-Tank

Hi Brian, will it be possible to take some pics of the
tank ... I would like to dwell on this briefly while I
give a talk on native fish...please contact me off


--- btpmsi <btpmsi at yahoo_com> wrote:
> All,
> I have some photos of me with the kids as I am
> testing the water before
> introduction of the fish into my son's schoolroom
> Adopt-a-tank.  I have no
> easy way to scan these, so who should I send them to
> ? Would this be worth
> an article for the Flier? The reason I ask is
> because with the placement of
> this tank in their classroom, the principal has
> begun to use it as
> "recruiting" tool for prospective parents at the
> school's open house. She is
> showing it off as an example of the kind of
> education their kids (this is
> pre-school) are getting access to. Also, my son's
> teachers have decided to
> structure the balance of the years teaching plan
> around the tank and the
> fish. The theme is "What animals live in our
> rivers?" and the first part of
> this plan is to go on a field trip out to the
> Bonneville Dam Fish ladder and
> viewing platform up in the Columbia gorge. The state
> Fish and Game Dept. is
> predicting the largest run of Columbia Spring
> Chinook Salmon since 1938
> (when they first started keeping records) this year.
> As of this weekend, the
> fish ladder observation area is reporting 700 fish
> per day going past the
> observation windows. We will be there right near the
> peak of the run of
> something like 2,000 fpd, so the kids should get a
> real eyeful!
> LMK, how you want me to proceed with this.
> Brian Perkins
> West Linn, OR
> Do You Yahoo!?
> Get your free @yahoo.com address at
> http://mail.yahoo.com

Do You Yahoo!?
Get email at your own domain with Yahoo! Mail.