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Prattville High School Honors Biology and Environmental Science Classes at Lanark

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Prattville High School Honors Biology and AP Environmental Science class assessed the water quality and catfish population at Lanark.  The Alabama Wildlife Federation has a catfish pond. They want to estimate the number of channel catfish in the pond, whether they have water quality problems at the pond, and whether the individual catfish are healthy and growing.  Assessments were made in April 2012, September 2011, April of 2011, May of 2010, April of 2010October of 2009, March of 2009November of 2008, May of 2008 and March of 2008.

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Prattville High School students searched for aquatic invertebrates and seined catfish at Lanark, an Alabama Wildlife Federation facility during April 2012

The Fall 2011 Prattville High School AP Environmental Science class seines catfish at Lanark.

Prattville High School students sample invertebrates at Lanark
Prattville High School AP Environmental Science students collect invertebrates at the Aquatic Center of Lanark, April 2011.

 

Huge haul in a catfish seine
May 2010


April 2010


October 2009

 


March 2009

 

John Hoomes and Tim Gothard watch Elizabeth weigh a fish.
November 2008


May 2008

 

Prattville student ponder the invertebrates in their sample.
March 2008

 Thanks for the great fun!
Mr. Doug Darr
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
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