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Lake Linden-Hubbell Middle School Grade 8
 

Project Description
40 8thGrade Students / 3 Teachers

The Lake Linden-Hubbell 8th grade class is "adopting" the Trap Rock River. Students will learn about past and present land uses and conservation practices and assess the health of the Trap Rock River by monitoring water quality and stream macroinvertebrates. They will share what they learn with their community.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Nicholas Squires, Science
  • Cynthia Haataja, Math
  • Andy Crouch, Social Studies

Community Partners

  • More to come...

Project Photos

     
Lake Linden-Hubbell Middle School Shrub Planting
     
 
Student plants her Redosier Dogwood in extremely rocky soil in view of the school.    Mr. Squires explaining that we are planting Redosier Dogwood, a copper tolerant native species of woody shrub, with the hope that it will increase avian and insect diversity at the Lake Linden Superfund Site.  The futuristic ecological goal is that these birds will bring in seeds of other native species that would grow in the slowly changing soil of the superfund site. 
     
 
Students stand proudly around yet another Redosier Dogwood that was planted in very close proximity to one of the holes of the Lake Linden Village Park Disc Golf Course.    Demonstrating the use of a planting bar to plant our first Redosier Dogwood at the Lake Linden superfund site.  
     
   
Students adding organic topsoil to site of a newly planted Redosier Dogwood in a test to see whether the plants do better with added nutrients from the 'foreign' soil.     
     
8th Grade Students conduct monitoring at 4 stations on the Trap Rock River ~ Oct. 21, 2010
     
 
Collect and identify stream macroinvertebrates which are bioindicators of stream health.   Measure stream stream width, volume, and velocity.
     
  Collect water samples and measure temp, dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity

Evaluate stream habitat

Collect and identify stream macroinvertebrates which are bioindicators of stream health.    
     
8th Grade Students Tour the Trap Rock River Watershed ~ Oct. 15, 2010
     
 
Tour Keweenaw Historical Park with park's historic architect, John Rosemurgy   KNHP pay windows for miners.
     
 
Bruce Petersen tells students about the Trap Rock River watershed.   Visit Upper Scales Creek, a remediated site in the Trap Rock watershed.
     
 
Bill Baccus shows students the conservation management practices on his dairy farm.   Bill Baccus shows students the conservation management practices on his dairy farm.
     
 
Bill Baccus shows students the conservation management practices on his dairy farm.   Bill Baccus shows students the conservation management practices on his dairy farm.
     
 
 
 

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