5 Teachers Receive “Funds For Fry”

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 “Funds For Fry”

The following teachers will receive money from the International Federation of Fly Fishers (the fiscal sponsor of the Bay Area Classroom Aquarium Education Program) to help further their class exploration of fish.

1. Pam Galletti – John Muir Elementary, Sponsor: Diablo Valley Fly Fishers
$ 250.00 – Classroom materials to create and implement the app “Vizzit” related to the trout hatching experience

2. Anna Rudolph – Eldridge Elementary, Sponsor: Mission Peak Fly Anglers
$ 200.00 – Microscope to attach to the aquarium

3. Alison Wilkey – Rio Vista Elementary – Diablo Valley Fly Fishers
$ 220.00 – Print trout life cycle t-shirts

4. Ellie Schoelen -Pescadaro Elementary Sponsor: San Gregorio ERC
$ 250.00 – Purchase Aquasprouts fish tank garden

5. Zelma Urzua – Marsh Elementary – Sponsor: Diablo Valley Fly Fishers
$250 – Art materials to create a series of 28 paintings on trout in their habitat

Would you like to receive funds next year? Watch for the announcement on the blog and in e-newsletters. The funds used come from the fee most teachers pay to attend the training workshops.

About Ethan Rotman

Ethan Rotman (Bayareatic) manages and coordinates programs that hatch fish in classrooms for the San Francisco Bay Area. He also chairs the committee that manages these programs throughout the state. Ethan has worked with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for over 20 years.
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