Post by Jen Berlinghof
A group of third-graders from
May Whitney Elementary School in Lake Zurich has come to the rescue at Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve. Instead of learning their science standards solely in the classroom, Mrs. Hosteland’s class is addressing an authentic environmental issue through investigation, research and collaborative reports that offer solutions to address the issue of invasive species. These hardworking 8- and 9-year-olds then presented their reports to the District 95 School Board and Lake County Forest Preserve officials. Continue reading → Like this: Like Loading...
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Post by Kelsey Roehrich
I am a student at Iowa State University, and traditions are an important part of school life. One long-standing tradition centers around two swans, Lancelot and Elaine, which float on a small campus lake. Legend has it, walk around the lake three times with your significant other and you will be together forever, since it is said that swan pairs mate for life.
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Tagged controversy, intern, invasive species, iowa state university, jim and joan sayre, kelsey roehrich, mute swans, non native species, non-native, restoration workdays, trumpeter swans, wildlife biology, wildlife management |