Wisconsin Clear Waters Trout in the Classroom

Wisconsin Clear Waters and Trout Unlimited Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is, and education tool for teachers to use trout as a platform to implement educational opportunities for students to learn about watersheds, water quality, fish biology, and wetland ecology in hands-on lessons and field days. Through donations from our Clear Waters Chapter members, we can provide aquarium equipment to teachers. Classes will raise trout from eggs to fingerlings, which the students release into a designated trout stream or pond in the spring.

We began with Menomonie High School several years ago, and this year we purchased equipment for Whitehall and Boyceville High School. We have just started, and we are adding Bloomer Grade and Middle School and Delong Middle School in Eau Claire. TIC program works with grades 4 to 12 and has standards-based, hands-on activities to implement in the classroom and the field. TIC program is unique in that it brings the class to the water! 

Teachers set up their tanks in late fall and shortly after receive their eggs, working with their students to care for and raise the baby trout throughout the winter and early spring. 

Not only do our teachers get field experiences and aquarium equipment, but we also provide a TIC curriculum guide, an aquarium set-up & maintenance manual

To see our current projects and events, visit our Instagram and Facebook pages. 

If you’re a teacher or nature center interested in participating in Trout In the Classroom, contact Education Program Supervisor- Dale Dahlke. 

If you’re interested in volunteering or partnering with TIC, contact:

Environmental Education Specialist- Wisconsin Clear Waters Trout in the Classroom

 

TIC Matching Fund Challenge

WESTConsin Credit Union and Tom Ponty Memorial Funds has donated $1750.00 to for Bloomer and Delong School Districts.

The Board is asking our members to consider helping us match the donations to reach a goal of $3500.00 by December 31st, 2019

 

TIC Matching Fund Challenge

WESTConsin Credit Union and Tom Ponty Memorial Funds has donated $1750.00 to for Bloomer and Delong School Districts.

The Board is asking our members to consider helping us match the donations to reach a goal of $3500.00 by December 31st, 2019

 

TIC Matching Fund Challenge

WESTConsin Credit Union and Tom Ponty Memorial Funds has donated $1750.00 to for Bloomer and Delong School Districts.

The Board is asking our members to consider helping us match the donations to reach a goal of $3500.00 by December 31st, 2019

 

Tom Ponty Memorial Fund

Trout in the Classroom Donation





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Wisconsin Clear Waters TU
PO Box 822
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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