Manners Park was the place to be on Tuesday as 14 different classes came to the park to hear from 14 different guest speakers on Conservation Day.
Charlotte Schuricht is the Agriculture Literacy Program Coordinator with the U of I Extension as well as the Conservation Day Coordinator. She says this is a great day for the kids to get out in nature and learn.
Schuricht says this day is great for the kids because it really puts them in the environment and gives them more of a hands on aspect to learn.
Schuricht says the Extension is always looking for ways to improve conservation day. She says they have seen continued growth based on the feedback they get from the classes.
Schuricht appeared as a guest on the NewsTalk WTIM Morning Show live from Manners Park for Conservation Day.