Thursday, December 28, 2006
Trout Unlimited's "Trout in the Classroom" has Virginia school children running a in class fish hatchery as a way to study the effects of water quality on trout.
Ben says the best thing about the project is "letting the fish go." When the fish are older in April of 2007, Way will seek a permit from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to release the fish in a specific trout stream. When his class takes the field trip to release the fish, they will also conduct a stream bank cleanup to further enhance the new environment for the fish.
Now that's what I call a darn good use of child labor >}}}}">