Student thank you letters

Off the Charts!

Migrating salmon make drawing graphs much more fun. At least, that’s our hope when we share the weekly salmon counts from the Stanislaus River with several classrooms in Oakdale, Ripon and Modesto. For the second year, we’re sharing the weekly tally from our weir on the Stanislaus as part of our Three Rivers Program, allowing…

Weir-Installation

Following the Salmon Homecoming

Fall is homecoming season for a variety of migrating fish species, including fall-run Chinook salmon on the Stanislaus River. After two or three years of living in the ocean (or even longer), the fish are now making a long journey back to the streams where they were born. In our version of rolling out the…

Salmon graph in the classroom

Time to start counting salmon!

Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time to start counting salmon in California! Chinook salmon are starting their fall migration, or long journey from the ocean to the rivers where they were born. FISHBIO counts all the salmon that return to the Stanislaus River every fall, and last year we started sharing…