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Arcadia Elementary School Enjoys Creek Kid at Tannehill April 5, 2013

Sport Fish Restoration

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Brenda Morrison shows Arcadia students how nonpoint source pollution affects water quality.
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Largemouth bass
are Alabama's state freshwater fish.

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Arcadia Elementary

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Sediment (dirt) can wash into streams when it rains. Fertilizer, pesticides and animal wastes can also wash into the streams. This creates problems for the organisms living in the water.

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Arcadia Elementary

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Fertilizer can allow too many plants to grow in the streams.  Animal wastes feed bacteria that use oxygen in the water.
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Spring are where groundwater becomes surface water.
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Arcadia Elementary
Arcadia Elementary School students find out groundwater is cold when it comes out of springs.
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Jerry Moss talks about groundwater.

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Sandi Parten explains the effects of a dam on stream fauna.

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Arcadia Elementary
Is there a better way to see a watershed than from a train?

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Under Sandi's direction, students look for invertebrates.

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Students find snails.
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You can learn about the invertebrates by taking a close look at them.
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The first step is finding the invertebrates.

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Watching and identifying the fish in the aquarium allows students to get excited about leaning new skils.

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Arcadia Elementary
Many invertebrates use rock for their homes, protection, and/or food. Looking closely at a rock may reveal a small insect or snail.
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The students used a seine to catch minnows in the stream.
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Arcadia Elementary

Thanks for the great fun!
Mrs. Brenda Morrison
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
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