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Conard High Students to Help Maintain Salmon Eggs to Restore Fish Population in River

Students will keep the eggs at an exact temperature for five months before releasing the growing salmon into the Connecticut River.

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The following is a press release:

State Sen. Beth Bye of West Hartford watches on Friday as a student in Andrew Plantz's Science Investigational Skills class at Conard High School transfers Atlantic salmon eggs from one container to a cooler.

The students will maintain the eggs at an exact water temperature for the next five months before releasing the growing salmon into the Connecticut River in the spring. The eggs were provided by The Connecticut River Salmon Association, whose mission is to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River basin.

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