|Campers learned about echolocation and experienced the|
difficulty of catching prey by sound, not sight.
|The whole group with our 24-foot sand orca|
|On our beach walk, the campers got really into looking for|
nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)
Towards the end of the week, we took a field trip to the railroad trestle beach to explore the sandy tide flat habitat. Campers rotated through four different stations; beach seining for fish, clamming, sieving for worms and exploring the breakwater.
|Digging for clams|
|Tidepooling at Kinzie Beach|
|Pulling in the seine net|
|Keeping the lead-line (bottom of the net) as close to the ground |
and possible to keep the fish in the net
|Admiring the fish we caught|
|The whole group on our beach walk|
Marine Exhibit Education Coordinator