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  • STEM Academy students fished for animals in the intertidal zone. Worked together to maneuver a 10' seine net and dip nets to collect fish, shrimp, hermit crabs and a horseshoe crab!
    Monday, 28 July 2014 3:42Posted by SoundWaters

    Population study of animals that live in the shallow water

    STEM Academy students wore waders and life jackets and fished for animals in the intertidal zone as part of their population study. Everyone worked together to maneuver a 10' seine net and dip nets. The students collected, counted and identified 3 species of fish, shrimp, hermit crabs and a horseshoe crab! Great job everyone!...
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    Friday, 25 July 2014 8:00Posted by SoundWaters

    Canoe Saturdays on Holly Pond

    Every Saturday through Aug. 23, SoundWaters is leading guided canoe tours on Holly Pond at Cove Island Park. Tours begin 10 am and 12 pm. Sign up the day of the event. For more information on canoe tours....
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    Friday, 18 July 2014 8:00Posted by SoundWaters

    Holly Pond Saturday Canoe Tours

    Every Saturday through Aug. 23, SoundWaters is leading guided canoe tours on Holly Pond at Cove Island Park. Tours begin 10 am and 12 pm. Sign up the day of the event. For more information on canoe tours....
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  • STEM Academy 2014 schooner sail
    Tuesday, 15 July 2014 6:06Posted by SoundWaters

    SoundWaters STEM Academy students sail aboard the schooner ​SoundWaters

    Aboard the schooner, students set the sails, performed a plankton population study, identified benthic animal adaptations, measured wind speed & direction, conducted groundwater filtration trials and hauled in the trawl net. For many this was their first experience on a boat. Pictured above, students are preparing to deploy a LaMotte Sampler to collect water from 1, 3 and 5 meters throughout the water column. Samples were then tested and comparisons made including salinity, temperature and dissolved oxygen levels. All data was written into their lab books.  ...
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    Friday, 11 July 2014 8:00Posted by SoundWaters

    Guided Canoe Tours Saturdays on Holly Pond

    Every Saturday through Aug. 23, SoundWaters is leading guided canoe tours on Holly Pond at Cove Island Park. Tours begin 10 am and 12 pm. Sign up the day of the event. For more information on canoe tours.  ...
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Public Sails aboard the Schooner SoundWaters

Enjoy the excitement and wonder of the Long Island Sound aboard our 80' Schooner on a 2-hour afternoon or sunset sail.

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Register today for Camp SoundWaters 2014

Camp SoundWaters – It’s a SHORE thing! Outdoor Adventures and Sailing for children entering grades K-8.

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  • Events on August 2, 2014
    Canoe Tours on Holly Pond
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 2, 2014 - 11:00 am
    Location: SoundWaters Coastal Center
    Description: For more information:http://www.soundwaters.org/canoes
  • Events on August 2, 2014
    Canoe Tours on Holly Pond
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: SoundWaters Coastal Center
    Description: For more information:http://www.soundwaters.org/canoes
  • Events on August 2, 2014
    Afternoon Sail
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 2, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Schooner SoundWaters, Stamford, CT, United States
    Description: Afternoon Sails – Great for Families. Enjoy the excitement and wonder of the Long Island Sound aboard our 80′ Schooner. Work together to raise the sails, examine firsthand the rich diversity of the life that exists beneath the waves. Tickets & more information http://www.soundwaters.org/sails

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