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Southview Elementary Enjoys Creek Kids at Tannehill September 2013

Sport Fish Restoration

Asiatic Clam
Asiatic Clams
are an exotic mussel.
Corbicula shells
Shells that are open and empty are dead.
Ms. Parten talks about dams and how they change habitat and separate aquatic populations.
Ms. Parten talks about dams and how they change habitat and separate aquatic populations.
Earthworm
This girl is not afraid of an earthworm.
Springs are where groundwater becomes surface water.
Springs are where groundwater becomes surface water.
walking in a spring
Students find that spring water is cold relative to fall air.
Splashing encourages fish to swim down into the net.
Splashing encourages fish to swim down into the net. Seining
Disoriented fish are caught in the seine.
Creek Kids
The seine man is ready to sweep the fish up.
Blackbanded Darter
Blackbanded Darter
Crayfish
Crayfish
 Tricolor Shiners and Blackbanded Darter caught during Creek Kids
Tricolor Shiners
behind Blackbanded Darter
Cycle of Success
Creek Kids
Looking for Invertebrates
Invertebrates found on a rock during Creek Kids
Snail and a Water Penny
Creek Kids
Enjoying the Fish Collected
Creek Kids
Looking at Invertebrates and Fish
Creek Kids
Looking for Invertebrates
Creek Kids
Looking at Fish
The EnviroScape models nonpoint source pollution.
The EnviroScape models nonpoint source pollution.
A train ride allows students to see some of the watershed.
A train ride allows students to see some of Tannehill's watershed.
Creek Kids
September students find mussels and snails in the flume on Mill Creek.
Creek Kids
Crayfish
are found in all of Alabama's streams.
Creek Kids Train Ride
A train ride helps us see the watershed.

Creek Kids Train Ride
All aboard!

Creek Kids Creek Kids
It is amazing to watch the minnows and crayfish.
Creek Kids Creek Kids
Creek Kids
Island Applesnails
are exotic snails that are extremely large.
Creek Kids
This girl is watching the presentation by Brenda Morrison with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.
Creek Kids Creek Kids
Creek Kids
Southview students spray water on cocoa and Kool-aid to show how pollution washes into streams.
Creek Kids
Creek Kids Creek Kids
Creek Kids
Farmers can use fencing to keep cattle out of streams.
Creek Kids Train Ride
Train rides in the watershed are part of the Creek Kid fun.
Creek Kids Creek Kids
Creek Kids walk to the mill dam to see how populations of aquatic organisms can be separated.
Creek Kids
The number of habitats in a lake is fewer than in a stream, so often there are fewer types of aquatic organisms in a pond or lake than in a flowing stream.
Creek Kids
A flume is a good place to find aquatic snails.
Creek Kids at Bubbling Springs
Groundwater comes out of the ground at a spring.
Creek Kids at Bubbling Springs
Bubbling Springs water is cold relative to the summer air.

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