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Over 1,000 students visit Murray County Fairgrounds

October 3, 2012

The Minnesota Zoo was on hand to share several animals associated with Minnesota. 
 MURRAY COUNTY NEWS PHOTO
MURRAY COUNTY NEWS PHOTO
The Minnesota Zoo was on hand to share several animals associated with Minnesota.
Annual environmental event
On September 26th and 27th the Murray County Fairgrounds were filled with fifth and sixth grade students. The annual Southwest Minnesota Association of Conservation Districts Environmental Fair invited schools from Adrian, Brewster, Chandler Christian, Clarkfield Area, Comfrey, Edgerton, Ellsworth, Fulda, Hendricks, Hills-Beaver Creek, Immanuel Lutheran, Jackson County Central, Lake Benton, Lakeview, Luverne, Mountain Lake, Murray County Central, New Ulm, Southwest Star Concept, Springfield, St. Maryís, Worthington, St. Paulís Lutheran, Fulda, Windom, Worthington Christian, Worthington Public and Yellow Medicine East. In all over 1,120 students attended the fair over the two days to learn about the environment through hands-on activities.

Environmental awareness, using our natural resources, was brought to the students through presentation by educators from various agencies and institutions.

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