Nature Works Everywhere: Managing Salmon to Support Healthy Forests

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Description: This lesson plan explains how forests rely on salmon and discusses nutrient recycling - how salmon help with the distribution of nutrients and fertilizers which help forests grow. Links are provided to several videos explaining salmon/forest relationships and how salmon runs indirectly affect people.
Author/Producer: The Nature Conservancy
Topic Areas Covered: Forests, trees, wildlife, watersheds, nutrient recycling, biomass, forest products, fish, forest management
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
For Grade Levels: 6-8
Publication Date: 2012
Length: 15 Pages
Cost: Free
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Author/Producer Contact: The Nature Conservancy
Address: 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (703) 841-5300

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