Digging for answers: Sumner HS students collect clam data

By | October 12, 2017
Digging for answers: Sumner HS students collect clam data

GOULDSBORO – Students at Sumner High school Spent the day Thursday collecting data while digging for clams.

This hands-on experience helps both the kids as well as local shellfish committees.

Dozens of Sumner High School studentsspent the day Thursday digging for clams in Gouldsboro.

“It’s terrific to watch them, watch them work, the aha moments,” said Steven Belyea, a teacher with the Sumner High School Alternate Pathways program.

The students are studying shellfish at an abandoned lobster pound at Jones Cove.

“These students are collecting samples along the outside of pound and inside the pound to see what there is naturally for clams,” said Belyea.

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