Students Dive into Aquatic Ecology at Independence Oaks County Park
On September 21, 2023, students had an immersive educational experience at Independence Oaks County Park. Engaging in aquatic ecology and water quality monitoring, these young learners, under Joel Berry's guidance, delved deep into understanding the intricate web of aquatic ecosystems in the northwest region of Oakland County.
This hands-on learning adventure not only allowed students to appreciate the beauty of nature but also raised their awareness of the environmental impacts affecting our local waters. Armed with knowledge and real-world experience, these students are now better equipped to face aquatic ecosystems' challenges.
Moreover, their participation in this activity serves as valuable preparation for the Michigan FFA Skills Competition. It's a step towards a larger evaluation that awaits them at MSU in the spring. These students are not just passive learners; they are the stewards of our environment, and their commitment to understanding and preserving aquatic ecosystems is commendable.