By Kara Patterson
Jul. 24, 2011
Eight teenagers who live a world apart have spent nearly four weeks together this summer making a difference in their respective communities.
Students in the Fox Cities-Kurgan Sister Cities Program’s Global Institute worked together Friday to help prepare land for a new habitat at Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in Grand Chute.
As part of their mission to work on volunteer projects that benefit their communities’ health, the teens — four from the Fox Cities’ Sister City region of Kurgan, Russia, and four from the Fox Valley — pulled buckthorn, an invasive plant, as a preliminary step to creating a marsh.[more…]