Students from Riverlands School and Witherlea School have been making the most of the summery weather, by getting out of the classroom and into the river. Year 6 students from Riverlands School investigated the health of the Taylor River upstream of the High Street bridge. Their measurements of water temperature, clarity, and flow, and their samples of the community of insects and other creepy-crawlies living there, suggested that the river was 'moderately healthy'. They were excited to find upland bullies and some little trout living amongst the aquatic plants, and they enjoyed watching caddisfly larvae poking their heads and legs out of their stony cases.
November 28, 2017
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