Posts Tagged In The Classroom

January 2016

The Powell River Salmon Society Classroom Incubator Program focuses on salmon, biology and stewardship. We encourage educators to integrate science with social studies.  Hands-on participation and the knowledge gained in salmon biology and environment are critical building blocks toward fostering a strong understanding of stewardship.  Stewardship means “making informed decisions and taking appropriate actions to […]

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To Mulch or not to mulch

To Mulch or not to Mulch – Herring spawn season is coming!   The Sunshine Coast Friends of Forage Fish volunteer group would like to remind the public –especially all those gardeners – that herring spawn season will soon be upon us! As a practice, mulching is great, but when one chooses seaweed as mulch, […]

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Water is essential

It is that time of the year again, for us to challenge students with a question about salmon. After having hundreds of students out at Lang Creek to see and learn about salmon we are hoping that we have inspired them to think about this valuable resource. Our question  will allow students to explore many different […]

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Assumption School

Each winter, Assumption Grade 5 students foster 30-50 coho. Beginning in January we receive eyed-eggs and then by March, the students deliver the fry to Lang Creek Spawning Channel where they will begin their epic 4-year journey in the ocean and return to spawn in this very creek! Students learn to appreciate their own valued […]

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Salmon “why should we care?”

It is that time of the year again, for us to challenge students with a question about salmon. After having hundreds of students out at Lang Creek to see and learn about salmon we are hoping that we have inspired them to think about this valuable resource. Our question  will allow students to explore many different […]

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Kelly Creek School

I want to share the Kelly Creek School News Letter that went out recently. Thank you to Dianne Sanford and our volunteers that help make our classroom incubator program such a success.   Cheers   Shane

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Conservation

In the first weeks of January the classroom incubators will be set up at local schools. The Powell River Salmon Society Classroom Incubator Program focuses on salmon, biology and stewardship.  We encourage educators to integrate science with social studies.  Hands-on participation and the knowledge gained in salmon biology and environment are critical building blocks toward fostering […]

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The Importance of Salmon to Our Community

In the first weeks of January the classroom incubators were set up at local schools. The Powell River Salmon Society Classroom Incubator Program focuses on salmon, biology and stewardship.  We encourage educators to integrate science with social studies.  Hands-on participation and the knowledge gained in salmon biology and environment are critical building blocks toward fostering a […]

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