On a sunny day in April, the students exploring Raab’s Lagoon as part of a seastar survey for their high school biology class were so engaged that they forgot they were learning.
“I’m so glad we aren’t at school!” exclaimed one of them.
“Well, actually, this is part of school,” replied Bianca Perla, director of Vashon Nature Center, organizer of this citizen science effort.
“Ha! Oh, yeah!”