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From left, Steve Young, president of the headwaters chapter of Trout Unlimited, watches Shauna Pankow, a fifth-grader at Northern Elementary School, transfer 500 brown trout eggs into an aquarium. Assisting the drop is Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist Tony Standera, right, as Hannah Leffelman watches from behind. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Northern Elementary School: Students help manage an in-class trout hatchery

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Fifth-graders in Jeff Wade's class at Northern Elementary School learned a new meaning to the phrase, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket."


Two green baskets attached to the inside of a large fish tank held steady as student volunteers poured 500 brown trout eggs into them.

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