Stream Girls aims to hook young anglers, and scientists, in Longmont
Credit: MADISON LAUTERBACH, Daily Camera
The leaves are falling and there’s a chill in the morning air. Colorado has its first snow of the season under its belt, but on Saturday, Girl Scouts from the Longmont area and beyond put on their big-girl waders to learn about fly fishing and water conservation.
The junior and cadette scouts spent the brilliantly clear day on St. Vrain Creek at Izaak Walton Park in Longmont, experiencing their local watershed as scientists, anglers and artists, courtesy of the Stream Girls program.
Stream Girls is an outdoor STEM educational program organized by Trout Unlimited in partnership with Girl Scouts USA. It was hatched in Wisconsin in 2013 and has now taken root in other states like Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Michigan, South Carolina and Pennsylvania.
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