Thursday, April 01, 2010

Volunteer salmon fry stocking - help Mass Wildlife in Western Mass this month

This sounds like it could be fun. From the website:

Help Restore Atlantic Salmon in Massachusetts!

Here's an opportunity to assist in an important restoration program in the Connecticut River Valley. We need all the help we can get to put the fish in the water!

Salmon Fry VolunteerWhat You Need to Do, Bring, etc.

Bring boots/waders & a lunch. You will get wet!!!Some waders will be available for loan. A change of clothes is a good idea. You will be walking on slippery stream and river beds, up and down steep banks in chest or hip waders so you should be in good physical condition.

Fry released in the river systems and their tributaries stay in the rivers for about two years before migrating to the ocean. When the salmon are about four years old, they will try to return to spawn. More info on salmon.

We meet at 8:00 a.m. and roll at 8:30 a.m.
For more info contact: Caleb Slater, MassWildlife

Call Caleb's voicemail the day/evening before to confirm the schedule! - (508) 389-6331

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