Merrymeeting Bay / Kennebec Estuary Research Program (Bowdoin)

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Introductory Environmental Studies ES 101

As part of our introductory Environmental Studies class, we have a day long field trip out to a set at Merrymeeting Bay - Swan Island or Bowdoinham Wildlife Refuge. It is ES students first chance to experience Merrymeeting Bay as part of a day long lab exercise looking at water quality and vegetation studies at the two sites.

Bowdoinham Wildlife Refuge Field Trip - Fall 2005

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Identifying aquatic invertebrates Identifying aquatic invertebrates
Identifying aquatic invertebrates Identifying aquatic invertebrates

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Water sampling - Merrymeeting Bay Field sampling - insects
Water sampling - Merrymeeting Bay Field sampling - insects

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Taking soil core samples Exhausted from a full day of field sampling
Taking soil core samples Exhausted from a full day of field sampling

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Class presentations sampling for aquatic invertebrates - Merrymeeting Bay
Class presentations sampling for aquatic invertebrates - Merrymeeting Bay

Field Trip to Swan Island - Fall 2004

Water Quality sampling Water Quality sampling
Water Quality sampling Water Quality sampling
Water quality sampling - Kennebec River IFW truck transports students to field sites
Water quality sampling - Kennebec River IFW truck transports students to field sites

Insect sampling and identification Lunch break
Insect sampling and identification Lunch break

Soil core analysis Soil core analysis
Soil core analysis Soil core analysis
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