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Students Learn from Trout in the Classroom, and Outdoors

The Trout in The Classroom program has hundreds of teachers and students in Pennsylvania raising Brook trout—the state fish—from eggs, and then releasing them into waterways.  It connects students with their local watersheds.  One class near Pittsburgh has big hopes for its little fish.

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In Search of the Elusive Paw Paw

In recent years, I've been hearing about Paw Paws, a native fruit that tastes like one from the tropics -- along the lines of a banana.

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