FROM LEFT, North Yarmouth Academy students Sadie Porch, Geneviere Vaillancourt, Nell Rohde and Southern Maine Community College teacher Megan McCuller examine an arthropod found in Merrymeeting Bay on Tuesday during a macroinvertebrates presentation. The fall educational event held annually at the Merrymeeting Bay Wildlife Management Area by Friends of Merrymeeting Bay drew 125 fourth-grade students from Bowdoinham, Bowdoin and Woolwich elementary schools and North Yarmouth Academy and 40 presenters, volunteers and chaperones.

FROM LEFT, North Yarmouth Academy students Sadie Porch, Geneviere Vaillancourt, Nell Rohde and Southern Maine Community College teacher Megan McCuller examine an arthropod found in Merrymeeting Bay on Tuesday during a macroinvertebrates presentation. The fall educational event held annually at the Merrymeeting Bay Wildlife Management Area by Friends of Merrymeeting Bay drew 125 fourth-grade students from Bowdoinham, Bowdoin and Woolwich elementary schools and North Yarmouth Academy and 40 presenters, volunteers and chaperones.

A STUDENT attending Bay Day on Merrymeeting Bay in Bowdoinham on Tuesday found this praying mantis, resting on the hand of Southern Maine Community College teacher Megan McCuller.

A STUDENT attending Bay Day on Merrymeeting Bay in Bowdoinham on Tuesday found this praying mantis, resting on the hand of Southern Maine Community College teacher Megan McCuller.

EVA WILLIAMS, a fourth-grade student at North Yarmouth Academy, handles a crayfish found during a field ecology session held Tuesday in Bowdoinham.

EVA WILLIAMS, a fourth-grade student at North Yarmouth Academy, handles a crayfish found during a field ecology session held Tuesday in Bowdoinham.

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