A field trip — in their own backyard
BAXTER — With a 60-acre school forest filled with trails, a wetland area and plenty of wildlife right in their own backyard, Forestview Middle School fifth-graders don’t have to venture far to commune with nature.
On Tuesday and Thursday, Forestview fifth-graders participated in Forestry Days, an annual event where local natural resources experts teach them about forest management practices, tree identification and give them an introduction to the Dean Makey School Forest.
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