Battle of the Wilderness

Robert LaSalle claimed the Ohio River Valley for France in 1669.

In 1749, French soldiers from Quebec launched a serious expedition to the Ohio River in hopes of uniting French Canada with French Louisiana via the rivers

In 1753 the French built Fort Duquesne at the Forks (where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers meet to form the Ohio River).

Virginia takes notice and sends George Washington to make the French leave……

Invasive Species and more. . . .

Nab the Aquatic Invader

National Geographic

National Agricultural Library (USDA)

Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

MIT Coastal Resources

Removing Ballast Water

European Green Crab GLOG

New England Aquarium  games

Photodegradation of Plastics

Cargo Spills  Ebbesmeyer

Pacific Gyres

Five Gyres–Understanding Plastic Pollution

Marine Debris

National Marine Sanctuaries

Litter and Marine Debris and links

NOAA Activities for kids

EPA Brochure:  type in search:  Marine Debris: Trash on the Move