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Bemidji Middle School science teacher Mark Studer, center, explains to students in his class and with the Student Nature Area Project how to use chicken wire to protect young trees from beaver damage. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Bemidji Middle School: Exploring the great outdoors


Adjacent to the main parking lot of the Bemidji Middle School, nature abounds.

In a few weeks, blackbirds will return to the cattails, beavers will eagerly forage for aspen clustered throughout the wetland and an osprey pair may choose to set up residence on the nesting platform.

Students in the Student Nature Area Project know this area well - the club has been helping to manage it for five years.

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