Field trips to Quakertown Swamp and Tannersville Bog, April 2016
So much fun gaining our swamp legs.
Discussing expectations before hiking to Tannersville Bog.
Vernal pools at Quakertown Swamp.
10 meters deep!
The highlight for Reilly was definitely the gyttja.
No bog bodies today.
Finding Nymphaea seeds in the mud. These are not here today…
Sieving the mud.
And more coring…
Wetland Ecology 2016.
Collecting data on hydrology, vegetation, and soils.
Looking good Erin.
Go Erin and Robert!
Is this a wetland?
My kind of boardwalk….
Boardwalk at Tannersville.
Hey, look….it is our old friend Symplocarpus.
Posted on April 22, 2016, in Wetland ecology (EES-386) and tagged Biodiversity, Ecology, Ecosystems, experiential learning, Nature, Peatlands, Plants, Swamp, Wetlands. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.