Student scientists learn shoreline conservation

Students practice seining in Carter Creek. From left are Ty Makulowich, Timmy Kirby, Miles Hollingsworth, Nathan Meberg, teacher Robin Blake, Porter Pittman and Trevor Haynie.

Chesapeake Academy seventh and eighth grade science students recently applied their study of marine science in Carter Creek.

The Friends of the Rappahannock led the exercise, including a kayak tour showcasing a variety of conservation practices, said head of school Julianne T. Duvall. 

Students measured turbidity, investigated and compared riparian…[to-view-more]