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St Thomas School Visits Voyageurs National Park for Community Appreciation Day

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Date: February 13, 2013
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, (218) 283-6670

St. Thomas School, International Falls, MN participated in Community Appreciation Day. The event was held on January 28, with 11 children participating from grades 5 and 6. The students voted on which community organization they wanted to thank and the class picked Voyageurs National Park!

Students drew a poster and presented it to park staff at park headquarters.After the presentation everyone enjoyed cookies and lemonade.

The park is proud to be involved in the life of young people throughout the local communities as well as the nation.Thank you St. Thomas students for learning about your environment.

Did You Know?

A common loon shows off black & white summer plumage, NPS

Your choice in fishing tackle can have an effect on park wildlife. It takes only one lead sinker to kill a loon. Non-lead alternatives are available in local stores and at Voyageurs National Park visitor centers.