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FORT HANCOCK – Gateway National Recreation Location, Sandy Hook welcomed fourth graders and their households Sunday, Oct. six to the national park for Each Kid Outdoors day. As element of the national initiative every single student could acquire a totally free National Park Pass enabling them to go to all federally managed public lands, waters and shores totally free for a year. Though overcast and a tiny chilly, the day nevertheless integrated exciting adventures. There had been hikes about the region to show how animals in the park adjust their patterns throughout a adjust in season. Hawk demonstrations took location to show how birds of prey can be educated to support drive away undesirable birds. Sea Grant Consortium had a Boy Scout occasion along with providing guests a likelihood to seine and Clean Ocean Action demonstrated how pollutants can get into the waterways.
This short article was very first published in the October 10 – 16, 2019 print edition of The Two River Occasions.