OPS students explore Nells Dell

Recently the students from Omokoroa Point School ventured down the road to check out a small swampy area called “Nell’s Dell”. Students assessed the stream visually and recorded their findings: predominately a raupo infested swampy area, which has recently had a drain dug out around the perimeter. The students also tested the water temperature, pH, clarity and searched for invertebrates. Unsurprisingly the invertebrates they found were of the unhealthy variety. DSCF4785DSCF4782

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We look forward to our next stream adventure where we can hopefully find a little more variety!
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