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Fort High class helps protect watershed

Fort High class helps protect watershed
Posted on 06/05/2019
FFHS drain stencil

A local group of students has been working hard to raise awareness on the impacts of pollutants going into storm drains throughout the town.

In partnership with the Koochiching Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Jody Bonner-Vickers' Grade 8 class at Fort High took to the streets on May 29 to spread their message.

Alongside approximately 50 storm sewer drains in the west end of town, students spray painted onto a stencil that read “No dumping drains to river” to remind the public that any forms of litter going down the drains pollutes the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed.

Read the full article published in the June 5, 2019 edition of the Fort Frances Times.

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