The Jean Blum Environmental Education Center is
starting to take shape. Starting several years ago as the Abe Lincoln
Elementary School Prairie.
Here Jean Blum and Fred Faessler poke small holes
in the ground for the planting of young prairie plants.
Here several 4th. Graders are having a good
picking seeds for planting this fall
You hold the bag while I cut some Big Blue
This is almost as much fun as Recess!!!
Hey, Look at the Grasshopper
Here Kay Barry gently removes the plugs from trays
so they can be planted.
Todd Jensen of the City Council and a member of
the Abe Prairie
Committee points out to Jim Winkler and other
how future plans for 30th. Street will impact
This has been a team effort with support from
Bluff Chapter of the Prairie Enthusiasts
and Sugar River Valley Chapter #163
of Pheasants Forever
River Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter David Wisnefske presents Jean Blum
and principal Clyde Sukanen with a check for $1000 to kick of the Environmental
Education Project. Jean, Dave, and Cheri Wesenberg (Abe Kindergarten
Teacher) are all Facilitators in the Leopold
Education Project which is the Educational
Wing of Pheasants Forever
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