Kids Learning to Measure Vegetation with WERC Scientist

USGS employee showing kids how to measure vegetation around waterfowl nests.

Detailed Description

Taken 7/11/2017 at Grizzly Ranch, Suisun City, CA. USGS biological science technician Breanne Cooney shows kids how to measure the vegetation surrounding waterfowl nests. Density and height of vegetation can influence the survival of waterfowl eggs and chicks and affect their risk of falling prey to ravens, skunks, and other predators.

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Image Dimensions: 1836 x 3264

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Location Taken: US