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Redwood Ed-Ventures
Redwood Ed-Ventures is a valuable tool with links to a variety of organizations that provide quality information, lessons and student activities on redwoods. Also a video series on state park careers featuring interviews of various park staff. http://www.redwood-edventures.org/

CCC AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Program
Consider combining a salmon PORTS program with a visit from the California Conservation Corps' Watershed Stewards program. Watershed Stewards offers a free classroom-based program on salmon and coastal watersheds to schools in coastal counties from Santa Barbara to Del Norte.
http://www.ccc.ca.gov/work/programs/AmeriCorpsPrograms/wsp/Pages/wsp1.aspx

The Salmon Source: An Educator's Guide. California Department of Fish and Game, 2007.
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/caep/docs/SalmonSource-EdGuide.pdf

Salmon Coloring Book. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. http://www.fws.gov/pacific/publications/salmnbk.pdf

American River Salmon Educator Activity Guide. California Department of Fish and Game.
This guide contains curriculum aids for teaching about salmon and the American River watershed. It targets K-8th grade, and is correlated to the California Educational Content Standards.
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/projectwild/salmon.html