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Yellow Bird: Program brings students to nature


"I went with students from the Dakota Science Center to the prairie west of Grand Forks. The program is for students from rural and reservation areas, and they are at UND for a summer science program. They set up a home base in the beautiful new Turtle River community building for a day of prairie exploration.

The group walked the deep, grassy prairie with Richard Crawford, UND biology professor; his wife, Glinda, environmentalist; and Francis Country, Dakota spiritual leader. They were there to identify and teach about prairie grasses and plants -Crawford, the botanical names and uses; Country, the spiritual and medicinal sides."

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DORREEN YELLOW BIRD COLUMN: Students blossom with the flowers on prairie outing (The Grand Forks Herald 6/18)

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