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Students explore Sandy Beach ecosystem and Seaweed Secrets with Ranger Russ of Meigs Point Nature Center.  Experience beach combing as participants search for signs of life from Long Island Sound. Beach seining will also be exhibited and the aquatic life, seaweed, and shells found will be discussed.   

Learn the three main color groups and why seaweeds, marine algae, are important in the ocean and our daily lives. They are found in food, medicine, and technology. Try “Blanc Mange” pudding. Learn how to use a simple key and make a pressed specimen to bring home.

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