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McKinney and Quatama Salmon Egg Experience

November 1, 2018 - Alison Heimowitz, School and Teacher Liaison from the Oregon Zoo, was greeted by excited students and staff  for bringing salmon eggs to McKinney and Quatama Elementary schools on Weds., Oct. 31. After a classroom discussion and Q&A describing the amazing life cycle of salmon, each student got to drop their own salmon egg into an aquarium tank where they will watch the eggs hatch over the next 1-3 weeks. Students also take photos and attach them to cards with a student chosen name and wish (see photo below). The students will participate in releasing the mature fish into a stream later in the coming months. Scroll down to see photos...