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