Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Students release salmon as end to unique classroom project

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Isaiah Villerius, in yellow, releases about 30 salmon smolts into the Rogue River in mid-May as part of East Rockford Middle School seventh graders’ Salmon in the Classroom project. Photo by CINDY M. CRANMER East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) students ended a unique classroom experience with a field trip to the Rogue River and the release of about 30 [...]

Fred Meijer White Pine Trail severed between Belmont and Rockford

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Massive flows of water from Memorial Day’s storms caused extensive damage to the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail (FMWPT) at approximately the six-mile marker just north of Belmont. Sadly, the five-inch deluge of rainfall occurred at the start of the busy summer recreational season on the state’s longest linear park, the FMWPT. Squire reporter [...]