The 4th annual Christian County Conservation Day was held Thursday morning at Manners Park in Taylorville. The event featured 16 different stations manned entirely by volunteers, to teach over 400 3rd and 4th graders from Christian County schools, about conservation and the environment.
Amanda Cole, Unit 18 Director for University of Illinois Extension, told Regional Radio News during our live broadcast from the event, that local events such as this reduce costs for county schools.
Cole added that events such as this gets children to appreciate the world around them.
NEWSTALK WTIM's local farm broadcaster Jared White provided live coverage from this year's Christian County Conservation Day Thursday morning.