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The Bush Lake school forest has a map detailing the trail system. Members of the public are welcome to use the forests. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

School Forest Program provides educational opportunities for Park Rapids area students

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Thousands of dollars go toward field trips and other educational programs for Park Rapids area students through Minnesota's School Forest Program.


"I think a lot of people don't even know the School Forest Program exists, let alone what we do," said Tom Stursa, wildlife technician for the Department of Natural Resources and chairman of the School Forest Committee.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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