Edna Drinkwater School Climate Activity Follow Up

Edna Drinkwater School Climate Activity Follow Up

As highlighted in previous seedlings and OverSTORY articles, Maine TREE Programs and Outreach Coordinator Kelly French worked on a research investigation during the spring semester with the 6th-grade science class at Edna Drinkwater School in Northport. First, the students collected tree cores from trees found on their school’s campus. They then looked at the ring widths and local climate…

Edna Drinkwater School Students Research Climate Change Effects on Local Tree Species
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Edna Drinkwater School Students Research Climate Change Effects on Local Tree Species

This winter, a 6th-grade science class at Edna Drinkwater School (EDS) in Northport, ME, is diligently investigating the impacts of climate change on their school campus’ trees. Their research question is one that many academics and professional researchers still seek to answer, as many tree species respond very differently to disturbances and differences brought on…