Hands-On Learning: Eelgrass Restoration in Frenchman Bay, ME
Poster Presentation at the 2013 Maine EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) State Conference, University of Maine, Orono, on September 30, 2013.
Zach Johnson, a participant in the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies’ Maine EPSCoR-funded project, Increasing Access and Success in the STEM Disciplines, interned as a special assistant to Dr. Jane Disney, eelgrass researcher, staff scientist and Director of the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory’s Community Environmental Health Laboratory in Salisbury Cove, ME. Janet May, Increasing Access and Success project co-coordinator, arranged the internship and served as Johnson’s internship advisor and co-author of the poster.
“Hands-On Learning: Eelgrass Restoration in Frenchman Bay, ME” (PDF) described Johnson’s experience of contributing to Disney’s work, including helping to build the biodegradable wooden eelgrass grids used in the restoration efforts.