clam diggers

I sent most of the morning visiting my reciprocal transplant sites and recording data.  I went to Campbell Cove first and recorded all the plants that were missing. I then did two 10 transects where I measured shoot density every meter.  When I first got there I noticed evidence of digging very close to my plot. No shoots were actually dug up, but dirt from a couple of holes adjacent to the plot had been dumped on top of a few of my plants. I cleared the dirt and the plants looked fine. It made me concerned about the possibility of people digging in my plot and essentially destroying my experiment.


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