Published: 1:12 pm, Fri. Apr. 23rd, 2010Updated: 9:04 am
By EMIL WHITIS
Daily Press Staff Writer
Thursday morning, school buses navigated narrow rally-race style roads, ushering Artesia students to Sitting Bull Falls in the Lincoln National Forest. The sun was shining brightly over fifth grade students from Yeso, Yucca and Roselawn elementary schools as they found themselves surrounded by canyon walls and waterfalls in a wonderfully strange classroom.
The past week was National Environmental Education Week. In observance of the theme, Michael Salmon Jr. of the USDA Forest Service organized the 14th Annual Environmental Education Event.