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Radnor Lake Jr. Ranger Interns River Clean Up at the Duck River State Natural Area – Session 1

On June 12th, the park staff along with 7 Jr Ranger Interns traveled to the Duck River State Natural Area for a river clean up,environmental education opportunity and a unique opportunity to enjoy one of the most the diversity of this state natural area. The Duck River is noted for the rich faunal diversity particularly the several federally endangered mussel species that occur there.
This 5 1/2 mile river trip was 1 of 3 planned river clean up trips for the summer of 2019 thru the Jr. Ranger Intern Program at Radnor Lake. Park Management would like to thank Higher Pursuits Outfitters for their hospitality today and assistance from park volunteers Jim McCool and Stewart Porter who worked with the park staff to ensure a safe trip down this beautiful 5 1/2 miles of river known as Cheeks Bend thru this state natural area today!
Special thank you to Friends of Radnor Lake for funding the Jr. Ranger Intern Program this year and for the past 17 years as we work with these youth interns at Radnor Lake with the goal of instilling conservation ethic and stewardship of our natural resources for future generations!

Duck River SNA River Clean Up by Jr Ranger Interns on June 12th, 2019. PIx by Steve Ward

Duck River SNA River Clean Up by Jr Ranger Interns on June 12th, 2019. PIx by Steve Ward

Duck River SNA River Clean Up by Jr Ranger Interns on June 12th, 2019. PIx by Steve Ward

Duck River SNA River Clean Up by Jr Ranger Interns on June 12th, 2019. PIx by Steve Ward
Duck River SNA River Clean Up by Jr Ranger Interns on June 12th, 2019. PIx by Steve Ward