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Protecting the Franklin Creek Natural Area

As told by YES Curators
Franklin Creek State Park, Illinois

Story Narrative:

In the 1970s, locals began working to protect the Franklin Creek State Natural Area to preserve woodlands and wetlands surrounded by the region's greatest economic driver, agriculture. Future Farmers of America students from Ashton-Franklin Center High School interview Park Superintendent Elmer Stauffer about balancing agriculture with natural areas.

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