George Lucas Education Foundation Features Hurst Wetland Watchers!

Destrehan, La., Harry Hurst Middle students are highlighted in the George Lucas Education Foundation documentary, “Wetland Watchers: Kids Care For Their Environment”. The Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project along with the Founder/ Coordinator were featured as an innovative approach to education using project-based strategies through service-learning.

Although the video can be viewed above, a comprehensive article entitled “Swamped: Louisiana Students Become Wetlands Custodians

The Wetland Watchers program is part of a school-wide emphasis on service learning” can be found on the Edutopia website.