This is the third in a series of posts by our intern Jeff Jaureguy.
June 27, 2016
I was spoiled this morning with an amazing Norwegian breakfast
called a smothered omelet lefse wrap at the Norske Nook.
Who would have known this beautiful gem would be in such a small town.
We packed the car and headed out of the town of Hayward towards our next
field site in Washburn county on the Namekagon River at Lat: 46.02739, Long:
-92.01258. This was a very large river about 80 m wide and had a blackish
brownish color. I ended up using a dip net the whole time scouring the
river for aquatic insects. I found a lot of caddisfly pupae and casings
on the bottom of the river along with some local fish, my first catch! The next site we collected at was in Burnett
county at the St. Croix River at Lat: 46.07568, Long: -92.7077. This
location was a very large sinuous river with a dark brown color to the water.I collected samples using a beating sheet and
stick in the river.I found a…