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Roane-Jackson Technical Center's Touch The Earth Nature trail was featured on the Traveling West Virginia segment of WCHS-TV Eyewitness News. Click the picture to view the video.
Students from the Landscape Systems class planting shrubs at the entrance of RJTC.
Forestry and Landscape Systems students participate in the Adopt-A-Highway program as part of their program's community service.
Students maintain one of the many wetlands located along the Nature Trail.
Chain Saw Carvingshttp://www.roane-jacksontechnicalcenter.com/areas/images/forestry/0653.JPG
A student works on a carving project while learning about chain saw safety.
RJTC Touch The Earth Nature Trailhttp://www.roane-jacksontechnicalcenter.com/areas/images/forestry/RJTCNatureTrail.jpg
The Touch The Earth Nature Trail is open to the public and offers over two miles of trails. Visitors can enjoy bird watching, learn about native plants, and see the importance of wetlands.
Forestry students learn about heavy equipment with the assistance of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 132.
WCHS-TV Traveling West Virginiahttp://www.roane-jacksontechnicalcenter.com/areas/images/forestry/10100.jpg
Mr. Fichtner's Forestry class was featured in the Traveling West Virginia segment of WCHS-TV Eyewitness News. Click the picture to view the video.
Local Boy Scouts check out one of the wetlands as they explore the Touch The Earth Nature Trail.
Forestry students release Monarch butterflies that they raised as a class project.
RJTC Wetlands Workshophttp://www.roane-jacksontechnicalcenter.com/areas/images/forestry/1002.JPG
Workshop participates learn about the benefits of wetlands and how to restore and build wetlands for wildlife.
Rachel Carson Memorialhttp://www.roane-jacksontechnicalcenter.com/areas/images/forestry/447.JPG
The pavilion honoring Carson, a conservationist who is credited with advancing the environmental movement, was built by Forestry students from trees they had cut down
and sawed into lumber. The pavilion can be found on the Groscup Point trail at the Center.