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Families Gather For Annual Salmon Fest

Families Gather For Annual Salmon Fest

Many organizations were on hand to help educate the public through their informational booths and displays.


POSTED November 15, 2017 11:30 a.m.

This past Saturday, Nov. 11, hundreds gathered at the Stanislaus River Park in Knights Ferry for the ninth annual Salmon Festival, hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District, FISHBIO, and other local partners.

Festivities offered as part of the Stanislaus River Salmon Festival ran from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, drawing outdoor enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy a day of family fun.

 

The day was highlighted by attendees getting the chance to view the Chinook salmon migrating upstream in the Stanislaus River. The family event was both educational and enjoyable for all ages. With the weather cooperating folks got to see the river, enjoy a variety of craft projects, listen to music, try their hand at gold panning, get up close and personal with some wildlife, and learn more about conservation and outdoor safety.

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