CDFW offers a variety of educational and interpretive programs around the state. These resources will help you experience all we have to offer – wherever you are! Visit a Site VirtuallyExplore K-12 ExperiencesLearn to Fish and Hunt Explore Ecological Reserves, visitor centers, hatcheries and trails through engaging virtual visits and multimedia resources. Education and Interpretive Sites Back Bay Science Center at Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve - Virtual Field Trips Live with a Naturalist and other Environmental Themes (Facebook) YouTube Recorded Reserve Experience Friant Interactive Nature Site Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Nimbus Fish Hatchery - Virtual Visits Behind the Scenes Look Raising Salmon and Steelhead (Facebook) Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Yolo Bat Chat and Virtual Flyout Engaging explorations of education programs and virtual field trips to ecological reserves and hatcheries, including thematic Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) inspired lessons. School and Youth Back Bay Science Center at Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve School programs and educational opportunities for 7th grade up through college age students. Classroom Aquarium Education Program (CAEP) Students experience first-hand the value of aquatic environments and how to protect these valuable resources. Book Creator for Teachers Book Creator for Students Steelhead in the Classroom LIVE! - 9 episodes following steelhead development from "eyed egg" to release into the wild. FlipGrid - variety of topics and content. Click on the "CA State Parks" title and search for CAEP or CDFW Teacher Resources Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve K-12 Virtual field trips, science craft challenges, online walkabouts and more await! Nimbus Fish Hatchery Learn how Nimbus Hatchery raises Chinook salmon and steelhead for release to the American River and offers fun and educational activities for children and adults of all ages. Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area "Discover the Flyway from Home" - Yolo Basin Foundation's outdoor education program. Check back for our Hatchery Education and Sandhill Crane program links coming soon! Teacher Resources and Professional Development Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve Digital Resources Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve Online Teacher Workshops Nimbus Fish Hatchery "Something Fishy at the River" - stormwater runoff puppet YouTube video (18 min.) "Water We Do? It's Up to Me and You" - water conservation puppet YouTube video (42 min.) Classroom Aquarium Education Program (CAEP) Book Creator for Teachers Steelhead in the Classroom LIVE! - 9 episodes following steelhead development from "eyed egg" to release into the wild. FlipGrid - variety of topics and content. Click on the "CA State Parks" title and search for CAEP or CDFW Teacher Resources Learn to fish and hunt, connect with your community, and enjoy the outdoors through online hunting and fishing resources. Fishing Fishing in the City Videos Learn to Fish Video Series Hunting Online Only Hunter Ed Certification Virtual Events Calendar Participate in statewide events through social media and other platforms.