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Region 8 students learn more about wildlife with visitor

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Students got a close look at wildlife inNortheast Arkansas in Region 8 on Wednesday.

The students at Greene County Tech High School got a special visitfrom the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Chuck Long is with the AGFC andspoke to students about Wildlife Management in Arkansas.

Chuck Long gave students enrolled in the GCT Advanced Placement EnvironmentalScience Class, a hands-on look at wildlife as he dissected ducks with them.

Many Students in the class enjoyed the hands-on approach they gotin their AP Science class.

"You actually get to see it. You don't just look at pictures. Youget to dissect and see what it's made of and stuff like that", said MeaganWilson who is a senior in the AP Environmental Science Class.

Spencer Sullivan is a junior in the class as well and feels thatthis visit will be very beneficial to everyone.

"If you're interested in what you do and how you impact the environment,it's something you can be more a part of than other sciences", Sullivan says.

Apart from students receiving a more elaborate lecture like today'sArkansas Game and Fish Commission visit, the Advance Placement classes alsoaward these students with college credit.

 

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