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Elementary Students Mapping Virginia Wildlife

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December 22, 1998
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When Christiansburg (Virginia) Elementary School (CES) wanted to start a wildlife mapping and tracking educational program for its students, it turned to an old friend, Virginia Tech's College of Forestry and Wildlife Resources. The college, through its Wildlife Society student members, began volunteer teaching at CES about all the great things to be found in the woods. Now in its second year, the classroom program has expanded to direct field research and data recording, practically unheard of at the elementary school level.

Blacksburg, Va., Dec. 17, 1998 -- When Christiansburg (Virginia) Elementary School (CES) wanted to start a wildlife mapping and tracking educational program for its students, it turned to an old friend, Virginia Tech's College of Forestry and Wildlife Resources. The college, through its Wildlife Society student members, began volunteer teaching at CES about all the great things to be found in the woods. Now in its second year, the classroom program has expanded to direct field research and data recording, practically unheard of at the elementary school level.


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