Park schools pay visit to fish hatchery

El Portal Elementary students were surprised at the size of the fish. Students shown from left are Steven Bahe, Lincoln Bissmeyer, Carter Whatley, Kyle Fitzwater, Mark Marquez and Spencer Gediman.Students from El Portal Elementary School and Yosemite Park High School recently visited the Merced River Fish Hatchery near Snelling.
This facility captures and spawns about 1,000 Chinook salmon each year during their fall migration up the Merced River. A similar number of fish attempt to spawn natura...

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