Small fry at NCES take a plunge in the river

Teacher Denise Sorrell, left, and her husband, State Trooper Chris Sorrell, right, supervised the introduction of brown trout fry into the Blackberry River on May 31. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

NORTH CANAAN — On Thursday, May 31, the Blackberry River received about 100 brown trout fry, courtesy of North Canaan Elementary School second-graders.

Teacher Denise Sorrell said that with the help of the Northwest Connecticut Rod and Gun Club, the students enjoyed the “Trout in the Classroom” program and watched the brown trout grow in a tank.

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