Top: Jenny Gates, a fisheries biologist with the Soldotna office of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, demonstrates how salmon eggs are fertilized to a group of children from lower Kenai Peninsula Schools during an egg take event Thursday at the Anchor River in Anchor Point. The egg take is just the beginning of the Salmon in the Classroom program, in which students from all around the district take care of salmon and learn about their life cycle. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Above: Elementary school students take turns looking at salmon eggs that have been mixed with milt from a male coho and water to start the fertilization process during an egg take demonstration Thursday at the Anchor River in Anchor Point. Students from all over the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District participate in the Salmon in the Classroom program, which takes them through the life cycle of salmon. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

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