See more photos of Steelhead in the Classroom


In-service Seminar

January 10, 2015

An in-service training for new teachers to the program will be held on Saturday January 10, 2015

at the remodeled Visitor Center at Lake Sonoma.

Lake Sonoma Park Headquarters, 3333 Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville

Program Includes
Pat Higgins, Fisheries Biologist

Diane Higgins, Educator
and Curriculum Author

California Department of Fish and Wildlife permit specialist

Brian Hines, Incubatorist

$50 donation (payable at time of Registration) includes
Continental Breakfast - Classroom Curriculum - Incubator Handbook - Resources CD - and new Videos

to Brian Hines

(707) 575-3999 or email to


Bring a lunch and join us to watch huge adult steelhead jump the ladder behind the hatchery!

Training will be presented on The DFW 772 permit proceedures, egg and fish transport and release, salmonid lifecycle and habitat needs, the curriculum and setup and maintenance of the aquarium incubator.

Due to DF&G regulations, all NEW participants are required and all
previous participants are invited to attend this in-service for permit
updates and program protocols as well as goals and information exchange.

>From the south: 101 north to the last Healdsburg exit, Dry Creek Road. Turn left (west) and go 12 to 15 miles to the base of the dam.
The Park Headquarters will be on your left.

>From the north: 101 south to Canyon Road exit. Turn right (west). Go
approximately 3 miles to Dry Creek Road. Turn right, proceed to base of dam. Park Headquarters will be on your left.

Incubator Workshop

In February we hold a workshop to build the aquarium/incubators for those that need one.  Cost for the materials is $300.  Building your own Incubator is a lot of fun.

Classroom and

Field Trip!

Over 70 classrooms now participate from Point Reyes to Pointa Arena to Covelo.

Great works of art and science

Filling the aquarium

Assembling at Schlumberger
Bucket O’ Fry

Mike Brunson, Alison Scott & our host Jacques Schlumberger

Walking to the Wine Creek

Releasing Steelhead Fry