Prince Rupert’s July 2015 sample was recently collected by our volunteer team at Northwest Community College including visiting science teacher Sandy Humphrey from SD 91. Sampling is being coordinated by Cheryl Paavola (Instructor and Science Lab Tech) at Northwest Community College – Prince Rupert.
This is a short video made on April 4, 2015 at Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew BC, one of our citizen scientist sampling locations organized by Surfrider Vancouver Island. Botanical Beach is at the north end of the Juan de Fuca Provincial Park on the southwest shore of Vancouver Island.
We arrived on the rising tide when the larger, more impressive tide pools were already submerged but this little pool shows the main types of organisms one can find there. Almost got our feet wet in the end.
Prince Rupert’s third sample was recently collected by our volunteer team including students from NWCC Desiree Louis (College and Career Prep program) and Michael Standbridge (Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE) program). Sampling is being coordinated by Cheryl Paavola (Instructor and Science Lab Tech) at Northwest Community College – Prince Rupert.
January sampling was carried out in close proximity to the Kelly Creek Community School on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. According to volunteer citizen science coordinator Katherine McLean the school students helped to document the sampling and they saw two sea lions catching herring just off the beach.