Articles and Research Papers


  • "Let the River Run Silver Again!" by Sandy Burk is the story of how it all began with students, American shad and the Potomac River
  • "When the Shadbush Blooms" by Carla Messinger with Susan Katz, Illustrated by David Kanietakeron Fadden, is the story of the changing seasons and changing times as seen through the eyes of a young Lenape girl.
  • "The Founding Fish" by John McPhee is a comprehensive historical look at American shad.


Presentations from the Teacher Training Workshop at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences:

Links to Live Web Cams

The Live webcams section will take you to sites where you and your students can view bald eagles dining on their favorite food source.