Field day fever

Alex Smith (left) and Becky Meyer investigate a few details about this exhibit. ~ Brady Ambrose

Alex Smith (left) and Becky Meyer investigate a few details about this exhibit.
~ Brady Ambrose

The Root River Soil and Water Conservation District hosted its annual Sixth Grade Environmental Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Camp Winnebago. Approximately 240 students from area schools within Houston County attended this year’s outdoor classroom event. The program focused on a variety of topics such as forestry, soils, wildlife, water quality, land use, trout monitoring and much more.

McKenzie Shefelbine (left) and Alie Patraw check out an exhibit. ~ Brady Ambrose

McKenzie Shefelbine (left) and Alie Patraw check out an exhibit.
~ Brady Ambrose

Piles of sixth graders from across Houston County filed through the day’s programming. Here, Grant Ellingson and Mick Bullerman (from left) join a group of their peers. ~ Brady Ambrose

Piles of sixth graders from across Houston County filed through the day’s programming. Here, Grant Ellingson and Mick Bullerman (from left) join a group of their peers.
~ Brady Ambrose

Isabel Allen, Aby Ashbacher and Emily DeMorett have the chance to try a trap during the field day. ~ Brady Ambrose

Isabel Allen, Aby Ashbacher and Emily DeMorett have the chance to try a trap during the field day.
~ Brady Ambrose

Kyle Cavanaugh, Riley Augedahl and Eric Augedahl brave a trap set out for sixth graders to study. ~ Brady Ambrose

Kyle Cavanaugh, Riley Augedahl and Eric Augedahl brave a trap set out for sixth graders to study.
~ Brady Ambrose

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