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Here are a few photos from a recent excursion I made.  We have the unique ability to learn with our hands and get some dirt under our fingernails + learn with our minds and think through how we plan on feeding a world that will approach nine billion people in the next few decades.

As a school, we are really well equipped to look at the human ecology of food.

Look for more images after the jump.

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Great Duck Island Excursion

Holding a Gull

Holding a Gull

On Monday, July 25th I had the opportunity to zip out to Great Duck Island, visit students and get to know their projects a bit, and haul some much needed batteries out to the station (3000 lbs worth, I might add.  The old ones can no longer hold the charge from the solar arrays on the island).

These ‘outer islands’ are AMAZING – we are so lucky to have them and I wholeheartedly encourage you all to get to know them first hand.

We were lucky to have about the calmest day imaginable. The water was glass.

The Indigo, piloted by our master boat captain Toby Stephenson, headed Continue reading