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Harvard Forest Schoolyard Students Give Presentation to the Mass. Secretary of Energy and the Environment

Friday, February 1, 2008
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Schoolyard Presentation

Three sixth-grade students who participated in Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology projects in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades, gave a presentation to Ian Bowles, Secretary of Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA). The students from the JR Briggs Elementary School in Ashburnham shared their experiences in the field-based ecological research projects related to Vernal Pools, Leaf Phenology and the Hemlock Woolly Adeldgid. Fifth grade teacher, Kate Bennett, introduced the presentation along with Mary Marro of the Nashua River Watershed Association. All three of HF's protocols were presented in an impressive powerpoint presentation that the students prepared and presented. 

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