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Monarch Class At MSCS Raise Trout In Classroom


March 8, 2018

Each year, the Monarch class (grades 4-6) at Mountain Sun Community School (MSCS) raise trout from eggs in the classroom. The local Trout Unlimited chapter provides the class with all the materials needed to raise trout, and this year the class successfully released 80 trout into the Davidson River on Feb. 6.

Three years ago, Nicole Mihalas, member of Trout Unlimited, decided to get MSCS involved as her son, an avid fly-fisherman, was in the Monarch class. Over the last three years, MSCS students have released nearly 200 trout into local streams.

“The trout are sensitive to all kinds of...

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