Blackfoot Valley Dispatch - The Blackfoot Valley's News Source Since 1980

By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Field Trip

Lincoln students take to the hills as to learn about forest fire and rejuvenatio

 

Roger Dey

Noah Barnett and Tahvo Lattin, carrying Emilia Barnett, explore the area around Snowbank Lake.

The fires around Lincoln in 2015 and 2017 have left the landscape scarred with swaths of burned trees, but comparing them to the area of Copper Creek that burned in the devastating fires of 2003 provides an opportunity to see first-hand how landscapes recover from fire over time.

Lincoln fifth and sixth graders spent last week learning about native plants and wildlife with the help of the Black...



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