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Great South Bay Buddies:

sSelf Program
Rachel Haberstroh (founder,) Christine Heller, Gillian Swanson, Julia Wendt, Charlene Romani, and
Danielle Epifanio of the Great South Bay Buddies tour the facilities at Dowling College after methods
orientation session in June of 2007.


The Bayport-Blue Point sSELF Team:

Bayport Blue Point sSELF Team
The Bayport-Blue Point sSELF Team out in the field.

East Islip Ecology Club:
East Islip Ecology Club
Mrs. Ferlin and students from the East Islip Ecology Club who will be participating in sSELF program.


Bayshore High School Bay Buddies:

Bayshore High School Bay Buddies

Freshwater test site
Retrieving water sample
Oxygen testing


sSELF program: Bayshore High School Bay Buddies
Recording data
Using test strips for nutrients
Density and Salinity with the Hydrometer
Oxygen testing with Chemetric kit

Bay Buddies in the field at the Brightwaters watershed, Islip.


West Islip Great APES '07 Scrap Book:

sSELF Program: West Islip Great APES
sSELF Program: West Islip Great Apes
West Islip Great APES students sample at Swampawams Creek.


May 2008 Sharing of Information Conference Dowling College May 28th, 2008

Members of several of our monitoring groups were able to meet in May of 2008 to present their data and compare notes on the year's experiences.  Each student present and all of our volunteers received a South Shore Estuary "Preserve the Reserve" Stewardship Award.

sSELF Program: The Great APES Sharing Conference

The Great APES present their data at Dowling College Sharing Conference in May of 2008.

Leo Massenkeil and Kerishma Panigrahi representing Sayville High School presented their data on Green's Creek. Rachel Haberstroh presented data from the Great South Bay Buddies and her own award winning research.


The groups listened attentively to each presentation.


After a lunch of pizza and soda we visited the coral research laboratories escorted by Dr. John Tanacredi, Chairperson of the Department of Earth and Marine Sciences.

Here the group visited the Horseshoe crab research laboratory, again escorted by Dr. John Tanacredi, Chairperson of the Department of Earth and Marine Sciences.

Students posed for pictures with their new arthropod friends (horseshoe crabs). Students were supervised by Maria Brown, Kelly Sepe, Jean Infantino and Liz Moore.

Here, members of the groups,  their teachers, Dr. Tanacredi and Lou Siegel pose with South Shore Estuary, "Preserve the Reserve" Stewardship certificates.
 


 



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