HITTING THE TRAIL — Des Thomas, of the California Montessori Project, Shingle Springs, front, left, leads students on a nature walk with help from volunteer mom, Megan Woolsey, rear, left, during a lunch break at the Nature Bowl at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Left to right, Megan Woolsey, of Cameron Park, Ava Woolsey, 9, Dyeon Maeng, 9, of El Dorado Hills, Logan Dorrough, 11, of Shingle Springs, Des Thomas, of Cameron Park, Meg Dockter, 11, of Diamond Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Everyone wins at the Nature Bowl

By From page B1 | March 31, 2014

The spring-green grass at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma was crawling with kids on two recent sunny days — students from area schools intent on getting close to nature and taking their classroom learning to the source itself.

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