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Gaillard Island Pictures

May 6th, 2010 · 44 Comments

Gaillard Island is a dredge disposal island located in Mobile Bay. The island is an important site for colonial nesting seabirds and shore birds in coastal Alabama and has been the only nesting site for brown pelican in Alabama – first discovered in 1983. (Source: Wikipedia)
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What lives along the Bay?

May 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Pelican’s Nest Science Lab – Down By the Bay
Kindergarten-Fifth Grade Classes in Baldwin County have participated in field experiences at the Fairhope beach and seen or collected these plants and animals.  All of the organism the students have seen will be affected by the oil if it reaches their habitat.
Spring 2010
Birds

Brown pelican
Blue heron
Hooded merganser [...]

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Welcome

May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

This blog was created to provide links to resources, information, and activities for students and teachers that want to know more about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Please check back often.  We will add new resources regularly.  If you have anything to share please email it to us or post it in [...]

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