Brian Petersen http://wmuk.org en Paw Paw Kids Learn By Raising Salmon http://wmuk.org/post/paw-paw-kids-learn-raising-salmon <p>Young Chinook salmon are making their annual journey to Lake Michigan. For some of them, growing and gaining strength for the trip began, not in a river, but in a sixth-grade classroom in Van Buren County.</p><p>Jane Larson began teaching at Paw Paw Middle School 16 years ago. Last year, she joined a program created by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources called “Salmon in the Classroom”. Larson says her new principal, Jerry McDaniel, gave her the idea; "I signed up and there was a workshop at the Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery and they got us going with it.”</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:13:33 +0000 Brian Petersen 13900 at http://wmuk.org Paw Paw Kids Learn By Raising Salmon WSW: The American Way of Eating http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-american-way-eating <p></p><p></p><p>Tracie McMillan wanted to find out what happens to food before it reaches the table and how income and lifestyle impact what we eat.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:17:05 +0000 Gordon Evans & Brian Petersen 12684 at http://wmuk.org WSW: The American Way of Eating Restoring an ancient Great Lakes fish http://wmuk.org/post/restoring-ancient-great-lakes-fish <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sturgeon have lived in the Great Lakes longer than humans have walked the earth. But the ancient fish now need our help to stay here. A joint project by the federal and state officials with a Native American tribe is trying to do that by rebuilding habitat for lake sturgeon in the Kalamazoo River. </span>WMUK’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brian Petersen went along to find out how it’s done.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 14:48:24 +0000 Brian Petersen 5323 at http://wmuk.org Restoring an ancient Great Lakes fish