Earth Day event enjoys new life under new instructor
When Red Wing High School teacher Steve Nelson retired last year, people wondered if the popular Earth Day program he hatched would follow suit.
Not a chance.
On Friday, hundreds of local first-graders continued the tradition of building bird houses, planting trees and creating streams in joint projects with high school students.
But Chris Sheehan, who took over for Nelson this year as the school's agriculture teacher, had some other things in mind.