Education Spotlight

  • Girl tries to determine height of a tree by gazing through clinometer, while classmates look on Marquette County students participate in forestry field day

    About 200 Marquette County schoolchildren recently got a close-up, hands-on look at how consulting foresters operate. From measuring the height of a towering pine, to aging a maple or searching for signs of forestland pests and disease, these kids learned how to see the forest through the trees.