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Forestry Students Share What They’ve Learned for Young ESC Audience

A boy signals his satisfaction at sitting aboard heavy equipment at the college's ESC.
A boy signals his satisfaction at sitting aboard heavy equipment at the college’s ESC.
Shane C. Somerville, of Centerville, who will graduate next month with a degree in forest technology, leads a sawmill tour.
Shane C. Somerville, of Centerville, who will graduate next month with a degree in forest technology, leads a sawmill tour.
An ESC visitor finds shelter from the storm on a piece of Caterpillar machinery.
An ESC visitor finds shelter from the storm on a piece of Caterpillar machinery.
Another soon-to-be graduate in forest technology, Nathan C. Pysher, of Bangor, explains the tools of the trade.
Another soon-to-be graduate in forest technology, Nathan C. Pysher, of Bangor, explains the tools of the trade.

Scores of youngsters from the Montgomery Area School District braved April showers Tuesday for a field trip to Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center. Although the rain prompted consolidation and abbreviation of some of the planned activities, the young visitors, teachers and chaperones were treated to woodland-related presentations from undaunted forest technology students under the supervision of retiring Professor Dennis F. Ringling.
Photos by Pamela A. Mix, secretary to the ESC executive director and assistant dean of transportation and natural resources technologies