The Big Dig for 2019 is complete
Last updated 2/22/2019 at 1:05pm
FALLBROOK – Volunteers are what make it happen. Save Our Forest calls it “The Big Dig.” The two-year program that began in 2004 starts at the fourth-grade level in all five Fallbrook Union Elementary School District schools and teaches students more about their community, its rural qualities, how they can help promote conservation and protect the environment.
The students plant young native plants into gallon-sized pots which are grown for a year to gain enough roots system to survive on their own.
The next year the students take a field trip to a preserve where volunteers help them p...