Shad in Schools - Resources
Articles and Research Papers
Fourth grade students at Leadmine Elementary in Raleigh, N.C. release American shad fry into the Neuse River.
- Just Keep Swimming an article on the first shad students in North Carolina by Patty Matteson, USFWS Raleigh Field Office
- Fish Farming by Monica Holland, Fayetteville Observer
- Helping the Bay's Rivers Run Silver Again! by Karl Blankenship, Chesapeake Bay Alliance, Bay Journal
- River of Hope by Sandy Burk, USFWS Journal
- Shad Journal - Contains the following articles by students:
- One Night with Shad: A night of shad research spawns a great adventure by Nick Richman and Karna Sandler
- The Shad Project: Students strive to restore shad in the Potomac using a full shad system by Michael Robinson and Trevor W. Swett
- Let the River Run Silver Again! by Sandy Burk is the story of how it all began with students, American shad and the Potomac River
- When the Shadbush Blooms by Carla Messinger with Susan Katz Illustrated by David Kanietakeron Fadden is the story of the changing seasons and changing times as seen through a young Lenape girl.
- The Founding Fish by John McPhee a comprehensive historical look at American Shad.
Presentations from the Feb. 20, 2010 Teacher Training at the N.C. Museum of Natural Science:
- American Shad PowerPoint Presentation by Joshua Raabe, Graduate Research Assistant, PhD candidate N.C. State University
- River Restoration and Dam Removal by Lynnette Batt, Associate Director, N.C. American Rivers, River Restoration Program
Links to Live Web Cams
The Live webcams section will take you to sites where you and your students can view Bald eagles dining on their favorite food source.
Links to North Carolina State Agencies