Students experience watershed adventure

From left, fifth grade students Henry Clair, Ethan Wills, Jacour Mullings, Lucas Clair, Richard Beane and Avery Caisse learn about crustaceans.

Chesapeake Academy’s fifth, sixth and seventh grade classes recently participated in a one-day field experience featuring watershed dynamics, water-quality testing, estuarine food chains, trawling for fish, fish identification and adaptations, mapping skills, crab potting, point source/non-point source pollution and the various ways people make their livelihoods on the Chesapeake Bay.

These invaluable science experiences were sponsored by the Marine Science Legacy Program from Urbanna Oyster Festival Education Days and….[to-view-more]