Month: June 2014

Footprints on the James

Footprints on the James 2014
Students travel down the James on this summer field course, learning about the history of the river and how it has shaped the surrounding environment and civilization.

On a recent Friday afternoon on a wide stretch of the James River in Charles City County, a class of nine Virginia Commonwealth University students assisted VCU field biologists with netting catfish – some tiny, some as big as 45 pounds – as part of a hands-on demonstration to learn how scientists gather and analyze samples of tidal river fish.

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