Oak Bay beach under the microscope

Students from Monterey middle school recently headed to Cattle Point to study the biodiversity that can be found along the shoreline

Monterey middle school teacher Lana Rud goes over some of the marine life that can be found at Cattle Point with Grade 6 students Hazuki Kishida

Monterey middle school teacher Lana Rud goes over some of the marine life that can be found at Cattle Point with Grade 6 students Hazuki Kishida

Valerie Mucciarelli with the World Fisheries Trust, above left, goes over some of the species that can be found on the beach at Cattle Point with Monterey Grade 6 students Liam Sullivan, Abby McCluskey and Kimmy Hodge.

Below, Monterey Grade 6 students Hazuki Kishida and Evan McDowell get a closer look at some of the diverse life that can be found along the beach at Cattle Point.