Fla. 4th-graders help restore dunes at beach park

12/29/2013 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Fourth-graders at Embassy Creek Elementary School in Cooper City, Fla., took their study of erosion to an area park recently as part of a restoration project. They planted vegetation to help create new dunes and worked with organizations such as the Youth Environmental Alliance, which uses a hands-on approach to teach children about environmental issues. "When you teach kids in a classroom, there's only so much they can grasp. But when they become part of the solution, it resonates on a different level," said Lee Gottlieb, director of community outreach for the alliance.

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