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Brookville Elementary School Students Become Creek Kids at Tannehill April 25, 2013

Sport Fish Restoration

 
Brookville Elementary School students learn about nonpoint source pollution.
 
Some of the students know about common game fish like bluegill.
   
   
 
Snails
and mussels are found in the flume of the mill.
 
Asiatic clams
are now common in Alabama.
 
   
   


A train ride allows students to visualize a watershed.
Students experience a watershed using a train. 

 



A spring is where groundwater comes to the surface of the land.

Watershed - an area of land that drains water into a stream or other water body.
 
Cal Johnson with the Geological Survey of Alabama explains how their collecting gear works.


The Geological Survey of Alabama was assessing the fish community when Brookville Elementary was visiting Tannehill streams.

 
Stan Cook, Chief of Fisheries for the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, observes the sampling with Brenda Morrison.
   

 
Sandi Parten helps students look at the invertebrates.


Students search for invertebrates.

 

 


Alabama has more crayfish species than any other state.
 Thanks for the great fun!
Mrs. Brenda Morrison
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
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