Field Day held
On Friday, May 19, the Lewis Soil Conservation District hosted their Annual Sixth Grade Conservation Field Day at Winchester State Park. This is the 34th year for this annual event.
120 sixth graders from Highland, Prairie, Nezperce, and Kamiah School Districtís enjoyed the great educational opportunity. The students rotate every 20 minutes through 8 different stations learning about Water and Geology, instructed by Eileen Rowan, Idaho Soil Conservation Commission and Ann Moody, DEQ, Forestry, taught by Clark Christiansen and Tim Tevebaugh, Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), Fish and Lake Health, instructed by Robert Hand, Idaho Fish and Game, Nature Trail, guided tour by Rich Talbot, private forester, Habitat to Hooks, instructed by Susan Sawyer, Dworshak Fisheries, Plants, instructed by Vern McMaster and Pamela Scheinost, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Fire Control and Prevention, taught by Jeanne Wilson and Jess Pentzer, IDL, and one of the kids favorite stations, canoeing, with helpers, Dick Pentzer, Jerry Reid, Steve Riggers and Bill Hammer, and Chuck Frazier, and Rosemary McLeod were the on-site EMTís. Thank you to all the 6th grade students, teachers and Winchester State Park, and other volunteers for making this another successful year.