Students Release Salmon in Connecticut River

Atlantic stocking salmon, photo/NEB, Tom Richardson.
Atlantic stocking salmon, photo/NEB, Tom Richardson.

New Canaan News: New Canaan Country School fourth-graders [in New Canaan, Connecticut] are part of a statewide environmental conservation effort to repopulate Atlantic salmon in the Connecticut River.

On May 23, they traveled to the Salmon River State Forest in East Hampton. After meeting with scientists, they carefully released baby salmon — or fry — which they had raised into the river’s tributary.

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