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Day 5 and 6

Day 5 began with yet another early morning breakfast down at the marina. After breakfast we loaded up the boat and headed to the Jesuit Reef at Long Bay. Once we got there, we proceeded to lower all of our cinder blocks into the water in preparation of building our reef. OnCe all the blocks were lowered, we geared...

Day 4

Today I was awakened by the sharp cockadoodledoo of a native BVI rooster at the crack of dawn. We quickly packed our bags and were off to the docks where we were fed a light breakfast that consisted of cereal, poptarts, and fruit. After our early morning meal, we boarded our boat and were off to our dive...

Day 3

Today began as a déjà vu, with an early morning and a light breakfast here at Guavaberry. While we ate our breakfast, Doctor Shannon Gore talked to both classes about sea turtles. She went over the types, nesting areas, threats, and techniques we can use to catch them. When she finished, everyone got there stuff, loaded up into the...

Day 2

Today started with another early morning at guavaberry where we ate a light breakfast before setting out to deep bay. At deep bay we briefly discussed mangroves and then got into the water and began snorkeling around the mangroves. We wrote down any fish we saw and how many we saw of them. During this snorkel, I found a...

Day 1

Traveling day went smoothly with only one hiccup in the form of a two hour delay in Miami. But today began with an early morning in the old yard. At the old yard we were fed breakfast, and briefly went over some guidelines for the week. We continued our early morning with introducing everyone, going over our schedule for...

Mb 2: Week 1

I signed up for marine biology two for many reasons. I signed up because I learned so much last year and had a good time on the trip. I look forward to learning more this summer and going on another amazing trip with my class. This week started by learning about coral which included making a psa video about...

Day 6 and 7:

Day 6 and 7: Day 6 began with another early morning but instead of meeting down at the cattle guard, we met at the teachers cabins. At there cabins we had a little breakfast and talked about what we were going to do during the day. After breadth we gathered up our stuff and headed to the walls we...

Day 5

Day 5: Day five started off normal with another early morning. We took our taxi to the docks where we met up with Jeff, Laura, Casey, and Brian. They had a little breakfast prepared for us, before we went out on the boats. When we were done eating we loaded up the boats, prepared our gear, and headed out to...

Day 4

Day 4: Day four began with yet another early morning but we were greeted with a nice drizzle while we were waiting for our taxi. Once everyone was loaded up ion the taxi we headed to the docks, instead of the olde yard, for a little breakfast. After the breakfast we loaded up the boats and headed for the...