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The Bees' Needs: A collaboration between Kingston conservation commission and Sanborn Regional High School

What do you get when you give 135 high school sophomores an armload of heavy pointed shovels, pick-axes, and hacksaws, and send them off into the woods?

Well, that’s not a joke, so don’t wait for a punchline.

What you get are acres of field and wooded areas made more inviting to bees, monarch butterflies, birds, and even rabbits: all of the flying and crawling critters whose actions help pollinate plant life and perpetuate the natural cycles that keep interdependent plant and animal species healthy. The day-long field event was the culmination of a month-long study at Sanborn Regional High School, working in collaboration with the Kingston conservation commission, on the essential role of biodiversity in ecosystems.

Click here to read more about the effort.