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Escalante Middle School Students Make Animas River their Classroom

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    Alexis Margolin

Students at Durango, CO's Escalante Middle School recently completed field work focusing on the Gold King Mine spill on the Animas River. Students had a chance to get a firsthand look at how the spill impacted aquatic life in the area.

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And students didn’t only explore the impact of the spill out in the field. They also had a chance to focus on this major, environmental event in their language arts and social studies.

Read the complete article in the Durango Herald.