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STEM

  • Trout in the Classroom

    Tying flies with a zombie killer

    Trout Unlimited's TIC teachers learn fly tying and entomology from actor Brian Sheppard Training sessions often get labeled as a boring, but required, means of qualifying to hold certain positions in society.  The teachers who help with Trout Unlimited’s Trout in the Classroom program have gone through enough rigmarole to last a lifetime. Lillit Genovesi,…

  • Youth

    Adipose fins are meant to be

    The NYC and Watersheds Trout in the Classroom virtual trout tank's alevin are looking great and especially active today. At closer look we noticed that they have developed strong fins. Eight fins to be exact.   Why are these fins so important? Not only does every fin have a function and purpose, ichthyologists also rely on meristic characters, or countable structures, such as the numbers…