Environmental AP Class Celebrate Earth Day - 2013

Fifty students from  Cedarburg  High School Environmental A.P. class of 10-12th graders their teacher,  Jennifer Bault, and accompanying adults planted over fifty trees of various species at Wyalusing State Park on Earth Day, 2013.
The advanced placement class traveled to Wyalusing State Park to put their studies to practical use. Class members plan to plant trees, pull invasive plant species and study water clarity levels of the Mississippi River. They will stay in the Hugh Harper Indoor Group  Camp at Wyalusing State Park.

Getting ready to plant
They had planned to take the Friends of Wyalusing canoes onto the water trail but high water levels prevented the outing. Park staff were concerned for the students and adults safety during the spring high water levels. Chad Breuer, Park Superintendent explained, “We are very pleased to have the class come to the park and celebrate Earth Day. But, the water levels are just not safe for anyone this time of year.”
The students made the best of a rainy day, taking sprinkles with good spirits.
Earth Day is an annual holiday, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. In 2013 the day is 43 years old. It is now coordinated globally  is celebrated in more than 192 countries every year.