The San Juan Journal reports that Kendra Clifton-Pew got her start in marine science through experiences offered by the San Juan Nature Institute to elementary/middle school students on Shaw Island. Quoting from the first two paragraphs of the Journal story: … Read More
On Monday November 23rd, the third grade class from Orcas Elementary School, accompanied by teachers, instructors from San Juan Nature Institute and a few parents, set off to see the return of the Kokanee at Cascade Lake. It was a … Read More
The tank was ready; the water a nice cool 46⁰, the new aeration system bubbling away and fresh gravel spread on the bottom. The third graders at the Orcas Island Elementary School were excited to start Salmon in the Classroom … Read More
On last Friday, the San Juan Nature Institute Science Director, Fiona, and marine educator, Noreen, took bubbling bowls of goldfish to the combined 3-4 class at Orcas Elementary School. The goal was to help the students understand that fish extract … Read More
Here students observe and feed chinook salmon that are being raised in the hatchery.