Water festival draws hundreds

Photo by Carol Broeder.

Chris Jones, with the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, talks to students about watersheds during the Southern Gila Water Festival May 2 at Harbison Field in Globe. Nearly 360 fourth graders participated in the event hosted by Arizona Project WET. Globe, Miami and San Carlos school districts were represented along with Destiny School. Students were assessed both before and after the festival to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching curriculum and learning gains, according to the Arizona Project WET.


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