Freshwater Academy is a week-long camp that gives high school students the opportunity for hands-on experience and fieldwork in Northwestern Pennsylvania's waterways. Students spend their days studying biology and freshwater ecology at a level they can't achieve in the classroom. They will get wet, they will get dirty, and they will love it!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Yesterday we went upstream on Woodcock Creek to meet up with Jay Gerber of the PA Department of Environmental Protection. He showed us how to electroshock fish. He would lead the pack with all of us
following with nets.
As Jay went fish would be stunned and we would scoop em up. we ended up with 13 different species including but not limited to: yellow bullhead, several species of darters, mottled sculpins, and creek chubs.