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Part 1 - 75 Schools in Program Way To Conserve Wildlife...
75 Schools in Program Way To Conserve Wildlife Studied by County Students Through their course of study I and state graded schools were in wildlife conservation through j represented. The five were not soil conservation, the upper grade j represented because of illness, pupils of Green county rural and j road conditions or the fact that state graded schools may save there were no upper grade stu- thrateSS wildlife, dents eligible to take the course Food and shelter are two ele- of study being Presented at the ments needed.to increase wild- c ° n -*rvat,onmeetmgs Between life population, animal, plant, bird or fish. This is the aim of the study. There will be four to six-weeks of science period study 40 and 80 persons attended each session. Each meeting began with a discussion of the needs of con- followed by field trips in May | servation of wildlife through and a short objective test to j soil conservation' by Myron E. evaluate how much the boys andjjeglum, county agricultural girls have learned and to pick an j agent, or Lester Van Loon, as- *_» 3:_» :«j:*«^..Al f^v eitmA ficrtint QfYont Pintlir*»Q talten lO- outstanding individual for some recognition. There were 14 school meetings held in Green county in preparation preparation for this spring study, with the county agricultural extension extension and sous conservation offices offices co-operating with the counr ty department of education. All but five of the county's 80 rural sistant agent. Pictures taken locally locally were shown of the various types of erosion—sheet, gully or wind. Different oil types found in the county were explained. Some of the control measures such as strip cropping were illustrated illustrated with their benefits to Turn to N*. 1, Back Pate

Clipped from Monroe Evening Times30 Mar 1951, FriPage 1

Monroe Evening Times (Monroe, Wisconsin)30 Mar 1951, FriPage 1
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