JULY 1, 2010

Sixth Grade Forestry Tour just around the corner

    Itís not too late to register for the 2010 Sixth Grade Forestry Tour. Any eligible sixth grade student, public, home or private schooled, who has not registered for the Tour, but would like to, should call the UI Clearwater County Cooperative Extension Office as soon as possible (476-4434). 

   The 49th annual Sixth Grade Forestry Tour will be held July 6-7-8.  Clearwater County Sixth Graders get a first-hand look at many aspects of forest and natural resources during the three-day tour. Local businesses, organizations, agencies and individuals sponsor the event enabling sixth graders to attend at no cost. 

   Teen leaders and adult chaperones accompany the students, as well as forestry, soil, water quality, natural resource, fisheries and wildlife professionals, and University of Idaho Cooperative Extension educators.

   This yearís event promises a fun-filled three days and two nights for area youth. All registered students and teen leaders should have received specific instructions in the mail on assembly places and times, things to bring, and other important tour details.

   Special note: Schoolteachers can receive credits through the University of Idaho for attending the Tour. Call the UI Clearwater County Extension Office 476-4434 if you are interested or have questions.