9-10:30am – Adult Fisheries Science Forum
9:00am: Introduction by Frank Yelverton, Executive Director, CFRW
9:05: Swimming upstream – is that our only problem? by Larry Cahoon. Larry
is a professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology at UNCW
9:45: Restoring Migratory Fish in the Cape Fear River – Persistence is Key by
Dawn York, Coastal Scientist/Project Manager, Dial Cordy and Associates Inc.
10:25 – 10:40: Questions and Answers
11am – 2pm – Fun Family Science & River Cruises
This year’s event is action packed with some seriously scientific fun! All of our family booths are located indoors at the Coastline Convention Center. Check out some of what we will be offering:
• What are anadromous fish?
• Rock Arch Rapids Model
• Fish Migration Puppet Show
• Fish Anatomy, Prints, Games, and Puzzles
• Microscopes- Observe/Identify Organisms
• Learn to Cast
• How and Why Fish are Tagged
• Invertebrate Water Quality Indicators
• Face Painting ($1 or Donation)
River Cruises with Wilmington Water Tours
($5/person, $20/family) 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm
**10AM River Cruise added to schedule!
This event is made possible through the experience and passion of volunteers and interns on the Cape Fear River Watch Education Committee. If you are interested in volunteering for StriperFest 2018 Education Day please email KayLynn Plummer at firstname.lastname@example.org.