By Karen Huwe
The Times 

Nature Kids at Rooks Park


September 1, 2022

Karen Huwe

Elijah (far right) looks to net some aquatic critters. 

The Blue Mountain Land Trust held its final Nature Kids summer event on Saturday, August 21. Kids and their families were invited to the free event at Rooks Park in Walla Walla to learn about stream ecology, salmon, and aquatic critters. So, Allen and I picked up our grandson Elijah and headed to the park.

Elijah picked up a bucket and a net, put on a life jacket, and headed to the water. After collecting specimens, the kids compared their findings to a chart provided by the trust to see what they had collected. Numerous friendly, knowledgeable volunteers assisted kids in the water and at...

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