Junior Rangers…

COURTESY PHOTO Bureau of Land Management volunteer John Green swears in fourth grade students from Parkview Elementary as new BLM Junior Rangers Oct. 7 at the East Four Mile Interpretative Site. “I promise to help preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources on our public lands,” echoed the students as they eagerly awaited the pinning of their badges.
COURTESY PHOTO Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office Assistant Field Manager James Roberts watches as fourth grade students from Parkview Elementary School practice using an atlatl to throw a dart at the East Four Mile Interpretative Site Oct. 7. Throughout the day, students learned about rock art, Native American beadwork, and how archaeologists study the past by making inferences about artifacts. A highlight for the students was earning their BLM Jr. Ranger Badge and the chance to learn how to use the prehistoric atlatl to throw five foot long darts.

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