September 2, 2014

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Students clean up Sandy Ridge for Day of Service

Students from Lake Ridge Academy got out of the classroom and into nature Tuesday during the school’s second annual Day of Service. Youngsters learned about conservation efforts and wetlands with naturalists at North Ridgeville’s Sandy Ridge Reservation.

TOP PHOTO: From left, 11th-grader Mel Schiff, 16, of Oberlin, and second-graders Jonathan Jambour, 7, and Jennie Parrish, 7, both of Rocky River, pull nonnative wild lettuce.

BOTTOM PHOTO: The students pulled out several bags of invasive plants from the grassland area.

(Photo by Bruce Bishop, The Chronicle-Telegram.)

(Photo by Bruce Bishop, The Chronicle-Telegram.)

(Photo by Bruce Bishop, The Chronicle-Telegram.)

(Photo by Bruce Bishop, The Chronicle-Telegram.)