Monthly Archives: March 2013

Alevin photographs from North Walls

This is a little email I received from some of the North Walls pupils along with some photos they took: Hello, Recently our teacher took some alevins out of the tank to examine them under the microscope and take pictures … Continue reading

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Burn of Hourston stocked by Dounby Primary

The project ran very smoothly at Dounby Primary this session and last year’s disaster when all the alevins died shortly after hatching was soon forgotten! The pupils managed to follow their small trout through all the stages, from ova, eyed … Continue reading

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Sanday School release their alevins into Bea Loch

This year, the Sanday ova took a lot longer to hatch because of a slightly delayed transfer from the Kirbister hatchery to the school and due to the very cold spell of weather in February/March. In fact, it wasn’t before … Continue reading

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St.Andrews fry released in the Burn of Quoykea

On Tuesday 19th March, the time came to let the small trout go into the Burn of Quoykea, situated within walking distance of the school. Led by Mr. McIntosh, their teacher and Sandy Kerr from the Orkney Trout Fishing Association, … Continue reading

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