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Willapa Bay and lots o' mud
Last day, beautiful weather and lots of mud. We left Seattle for Willapa Bay at 5:30am. Three and a half hours later we arrived at the sample site and unloaded the gear. This site is a lot muddier than Big Beef Creek and Lindsay wanted to wear waders to keep a cut on her leg free of mud. Sure, no problem – but the waders are HUGE and about 4 steps in she fell and was coated in mud. This...
Big Beef Creek
Whew, light driving day over to Big Beef Creek. Tides were low – so low in fact that it was difficult finding 30 submerged oysters. It took about 25 minutes to get all of the samples together. If I sample on a low tide like this again, I’ll plan on arrive hours before the low. While we were collecting we found a few oyster shells that were loaded with large, orange fish eggs. We took pictures...
Moving North: Samish Bay and Drayton Harbor
Today I tried something new – Samish Bay and Drayton harbor sampling in the same morning. I was nervous about catching the low tide at the second site, Drayton Harbor, which is a good 45 minute drive from Samish Bay so we started early. Today I had the Spilke brothers, George and Sam, as volunteers. One a veteran and one first timer (visiting from Connecticut) I quickly find out neither of are...
South South: Lynch Cove and North Bay
Day one of June’s tour de oysters consisted of sampling at two South Sound sites, Lynch Cove and North Bay. My veteran volunteer (aka Mom) and I started the morning at Lynch Cove. The tide this morning was a lot lower than the first time we were at this site in April and so we had to hike a lot further out into the bay to sample oysters that were still immersed. The protocol was to collect 30...
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Big Beef Creek 2009 Pics! This year with blood!
Rachel has been selected as a recipient of the Clarence H. Campbell Endowed Lauren Donaldson Scholarship! Congrats!
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Reports from the field
If you missed Mac’s reports from the field last month you can check them all out here. If you just want the stats: 120 oyster gill tissues, 150 oyster hemolymph samples, 13 volunteers. (Photos below)
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