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Area students learn about the many uses of trees


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BESSEMER — Fourth grade students at Washington Elementary School were treated to a presentation on the importance, and many uses of trees Friday morning. The presentation was given by Doug Foley, a retired fourth grade teacher from Ironwood and co-owner of 906 Tree Service LLC.

“It gives us a really good idea that the trees that surround us are really here to give us more than just cutting them down and getting firewood from them,” said Jill Carver, fourth grade teacher at Washington. “I mean, it gives us homes for wildlife. It gives us fresh oxygen f...

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