KULPMONT — The planting of dozens of saplings along Quaker Run at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex Thursday afternoon concluded an environmental field trip.

Our Lady of Lourdes Regional sixth-grade students as well as Mount Carmel Area High School students enrolled in biology II and environmental science courses also visited the Roaring Creek Tract of the Weiser State Forest to observe macroinvertebrates and learn the importance of riparian buffers, a natural vegetation zone that protects a waterway.

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I love this! Thank you to the teachers , children, adults and everyone else that made this possible. This where it needs to start. To teach young children about the ecosystems in our area and to know you need to respect the land.

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