Bob I, Bob II and Bob III: Kids Learn By Raising, Releasing Salmon

December 10, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“When the fish arrived at the drop site at North Santiam State Park, the eager youngsters got one of their last remaining life lessons about salmon biology from Cliff Butler of Salem. ‘Believe it or not, they are already carsick,’ he said about the salmon in three water-filled picnic coolers.” Learning math, biology and conservation in process, students in the 6th-grade class at Robert Frost Elementary School in Silverton, Oregon release thousands of chinook salmon fry every year. Henry Miller in the Oregon Statesman-Journal.