|In the forest, right behind our play group yard, we have a river running through. Colquitz River is more like a creek most times of the year. This year, we have many salmon swimming up stream to spawn.|
|Salmon Fact - Salmon change to red a couple of days after spawning, then they die.|
|Salmon Fact - Most salmon can swim about 14 km per hour.|
|Salmon Fact - All salmon spend part of their life in fresh water & part of their life in salt water.|
|Salmon Fact - In the wild, less than one out of 1,000 salmon eggs laid live to be spawning adults.|
|If you look at the bottom right hand corner of this picture, you will see orange salmon eggs.|
|One of the falls, the salmon jump up to continue their journey.|
The children enjoyed their nature walk, the spawning salmon and took pride in showing their parents.