Red Canyon students help restore West Avon Preserve

17th October, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

AVON — On Tuesday in Avon, a group of Red Canyon High School students and teachers spent the morning doing restoration work in the West Avon Preserve. With pick axes and loppers, they turned over the soils, chopped native sage-brush, moved rocks and seeded the former Motorcycle Flats ditch. When the seeds germinate next spring and the sage decomposes, what will be left is a gully that will blend into the natural environment rather than a scar on the landscape. They were joined by outdoor and mountain bike enthusiasts Lee Rimel and Mark Luzar as well as Matt Stern from …

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