PCMS Field Trip to the Demonstration Forest
Thursday, October 04, 2007
PCMS Sixth Graders Sixth graders from the Piscataquis Community Middle School (PCMS) enjoyed a recent field trip to the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District's Demonstration Forest in Williamsburg Plantation. Students hiked through the forest, stopping at natural resource learning stations on Wildlife, Soils and Forestry. At the outdoor classroom they learned about Leaf and Tree Identification. Presenters included Allen Starr of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Ron Olsen of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Gordon Moore of the Maine Forest Service, and Diana Hobart and Rochelle Titcomb of the PCMS. The students also made an excursion to the Geocache site at the forest. For more information about workshops and programs at the Demonstration Forest, please contact the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District at 564 - 2321, Extension 3, email info@piscataquisswcd.org or view our website at www.piscataquisswcd.org.
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