Sunday, February 8, 2009

National Fish Hatchery Releases Children, and Endangered Species, Into the Wild

Elementary school students are being loosed into a 20 acre wetland on the grounds of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin – exploring, playing, and learning on their own terms. Through an interview and photos, hatchery staffer Jenny Walker-Bailey shares her experiences on how a National Fish Hatchery that raises endangered native fish and mussels is also helping to connect children with nature. (View Video)

Note: The Genoa National Fish Hatchery is located in Western Wisconsin just south of La Crosse. The video is just under 10 minutes long. I normally don't have a problem, but it does take a minute to load on my computer.

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