La Paloma students plant seedlings for Save Our Forests
Last updated 6/21/2007 at Noon
Approximately 420 enthusiastic fourth- and fifth-graders from La Paloma met with retired teacher Jean Dooley and Save Our Forest founder and teacher Jackie Heyneman on Thursday, June 7, to learn how they can help our community and our world. She helped students link the process of photosynthesis to the problem of global warming and suggested that planting more trees is one way to offset the problem of excess carbon dioxide in our air.
The importance of conserving water in the very arid region in which we live was also stressed. Jackie explained that by selecting native plants rather than t...