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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

CMS, earth both winners at 'Watershed Olympics'


June 13, 2019

Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle

CMS seventh grader Kimberlee Kelsey faces off with some fish that Watershed Olympics participants were asked to identify by species.

Nine Creswell Middle School students became "Olympic" champions last week, winning the 2019 Riparian Restoration Olympic Games (a.k.a., the Watershed Olympics), held June 4 at My Brothers' Farm east of Creswell.

"I'm so proud of our team," said seventh grader Haley Ross, noting that CMS placed third last year.

During the "Watershed Olympics," seventh and eighth graders from throughout the Eugene-Springfield area test their watershed knowledge and skills by identifying plants, fish and macroinvertebrates, participating in a mulching relay and taking a Riparian Restoration Knowledge Assessmen...

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