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Northland Pines students teach community about bee benefitsSubmitted: 05/31/2018
Phylicia Ashley
Phylicia Ashley
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Northland Pines students teach community about bee benefits
EAGLE RIVER - Northland Pines 8th graders gave a lesson of their own at Pick 'n Save in Eagle River Thursday. For five years, students have managed five beehives at the school.The students help make honey and lip balm for the sponsors of the Hive Alive program.Teacher Todd Wilfer said students wanted to educate people about the benefits of bees.

"There are over one hundred bee sponsors for our program that our kids write to throughout the year informing them on how the bees are doing and what we're doing to the hives," said Wilfer.

Wilfer said the goal is to educate the community on the importance of pollinators and honey bees.





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