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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsWetlands in Outdoor Classroom in Richmond

By Stu Johnson WEKU April 16, 2012
A large sunken area behind Madison County’s Glen Marshall Elementary school is  undergoing a conversion.   It allows school children to explore their own wetlands area. The soft soil in the deep pit like area behind the school is becoming a home for new plants and hopefully crawling animals.  Stephen Richter is a biological science professor at Eastern Kentucky University.  Richter says studies show being outside helps kids learn.

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