Environmental Awareness Week

Thursday, May 9, 2013
T-G Photos by John I. Carney

The annual Environmental Awareness Week, coordinated by Bedford County Solid Waste Authority and involving presenters from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the University of Tennessee Extension, National Resources Conservation Service, Tennessee Division of Forestry, Tyson Foods and more, was held at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. Groups of local elementary students went from station to station learning about farm animals, wildlife, health and nutrition, beekeeping and more. Even Smokey the Bear made an appearance.