In the Spring of 2017, the classes head to Jarstad Park in Gorst to release their aquarium grown salmon into Gorst Creek.
Poggie Ray handing out Salmon eggs in Sunnyslope 4th grade class. November 2015. The Salmon will be released in Spring of 2016
In The Spring 2016, the classes head to Jarstad Park in Gorst to release their aquarium grown salmon
South Colby School
Poggie Norm, Ray & Louie providing salmon eggs for the schools aquarium.
The Kitsap Poggie Club supports Sunnyslope and South Colby Elementary Schools with their Salmon in the Classroom Programs. The club, with the cooperation of the Squamish Indian Tribe provides eyed up salmon eggs and feed for the salmon. The club also provide equipment such as aquariums, chillers, water filters and aeration pumps to support the salmon in a school environment. The fourth grade classes experience the salmon life cycle transitions from eggs to alevins to fry and finally smolts stages. The salmon are then released into the wild at Gorst Creek. The volunteers also stress the influence of water quality and environmental concerns on Salmon in the wild during their life cycle.
Poggie Norm, Ray & Louie providing salmon eggs for the schools aquarium. Poggie Norm takes time to instruct the class on the importance of water quality for a healthy fish.