Rachel spotted this dragonfly during the teneral stage just beside the river. This one has just emerged from the aquatic larval stage, leaving behind its exuvia on the rock below. In a few moments this odonate will complete the transformation and take win
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One more beautiful day on the James. Today we paddled from Irongate to Gala, VA. #fotj2015 #vcuoap
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Yet another beautiful water quality sample. Tonight we're on an unnamed island near the east end of Goochland County, VA. #fotj2015 #vcuoap #vcu
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It's never too late to figure out where you're going tomorrow... Everyone records the map routes for each day in their field journals. #fotj2016 #vcuoap #vcu
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Just got some signal! We've been out of touch for a bit, but everything's fine on the upper James. This week the class is living that batteau life between Lynchburg and Scottsville. The students are poling the batteau Mary Marshall about 70 miles over fou
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The class learns about riparian restoration efforts at Presquile National Wildlife Refuge
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