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After-school class teaches science in a most natural setting

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WENATCHEE — Bugs and birds, fish, beavers and deer: Mission View Elementary School fifth-graders are learning there’s a lot of wildlife to see close to home.

Mission View is one of four Wenatchee School District schools that are sending students to the Horan Nature Area for an after-school program called Learning the Landscapes.

“It’s all about getting kids out in nature and having fun,” said Hana Butler, Chelan County Washington State University Extension experiential program coordinator. “We wanted to bring…

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