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Salmon Fishing & Ecology Teacher Workshop

by megan on Jan. 17th, 2013 No Comments

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Seven Tepees Youth Program proudly present:

Salmon fishing boat Salmon Fishing & Ecology
Teacher Workshop
Saturday, February 9th
8:30am – 12:30pm

At the GFNMS Pier Classroom
991 Marine Drive, San Francisco

Bring a local fisherman into your classroom!
This exciting free program will provide teachers insights and techniques on how to teach students about salmon ecology and commercial fishing in Central California.

The workshop will include:

  • Presentation by local Fisherman Mike Hudson on the lifestyle and challenges of commercial salmon fishing in Central California.
  • Salmon Dissection: GFNMS educator will lead teachers through an external and internal examination of an adult King Salmon to gain a deeper understanding of this animal’s adaptions and lifecycle.
  • Sharing curriculum with teachers and discussing ways students can become more aware of watersheds and fishing issues.

Cost: FREE
Contact Peter Winch at: (415) 425-6450 or pwinch@farallones.org
Space is limited.

This teacher workshop series is sponsored by the Seven Tepees Youth Program WAVES initiative and made possible through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) B-WET program.

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