So yesterday, the weather was great and I had fun collecting mud from around the island. 

First, I got some samples from the freshwater marsh.

Then I went to the North Shore:

Then I found this – who knows!

I took some samples from this wetland at the NorthEnd:

Then I found the compost piles:

and then, Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh at 5pm when the tide was low.

and here is a detail of a location in the salt marsh:  

Plus I found a dead snail, 3 dead crabs, and I resisted throwing in a chicken bone I found…