Georgian Bay, ON - Lukas Ley

My Watermark is Georgian Bay near Parry Sound, ON.

I was invited on a trip to Parry Sound by the father of my ex-partner. He was an eco-toxicologist or specialist in chironomus species, which is basically larvae, that live in the bottom of lakes.

I am definitely not a specialist, so I was invited on this trip to learn about chironomus on this and their existence in the lake. But also as a assistant to participate in samples, and taking samples from the lake bottom.

So with my ex-partner and her father, we went out on the lake in a small boat that we rented. We saw a really interesting sample, by letting down a particular probing machine. We then pulled it up and saw this larvae in the mud and captured them. We gave them names or gave the ‘sample’ a name.

I guess that is not only how I was experiencing the Georgian Bay, and its beauty but also in its depth. It is definitely a deep waterbody. I remember that day clearly because we also took time to stop and swim in the lake. It was very choppy and picturesque.
 

Waterbody
Georgian Bay, ON
Collector
Charly Caproff
Contributor
Lukas Ley

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