WMS Science Students Excited to Raise and Release Trout

The Science Department at Wetsel became proud parents this past week.  Over fifty trout eggs arrived and were placed in a 55 gallon tank, all provided by the Friends of the RappahannockFriends of the Rappahannock is a conservation organization with a mission “To be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.”  Students will take a major role in tending to these fish by administering daily tests to ensure water quality, temperature, etc.  In the Spring, the fish will be released into the Rose River on a field trip for winners in our “Show Your Blue” initiative.

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