Staffon Olguin, waters a small tree during a collaborative cleanup between the tribe’s Wildlife Division and SUIMA students at Scott’s Pond.
Avaleena Nanaeto hammers in steel rods into a tree truck that will serve as a bench for pond goers.
Jawadin Corona takes a break from hammering steel rods into a tree trunk that will serve as a bench for pond visitors on Monday, April 20. It will also stop people from throwing logs into the pond.
Southern Ute Wildlife technician Jon Broholm, talks safety with SUIMA students – (left to right) Jawadin Corona, Avaleena Nanaeto, Staffon Olguin, and Harmony Reynolds – during up a cleanup of the area around Scott’s Pond Monday, April 20.
Harmony Reynolds saws away at a nub on the tree-trunk bench that could have been hazardous for pond visitors.
Ms. Lauren Nelson’s, Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy’s Lower Elementary One class did there part on Earth Day making bird feeders, planting sunflowers and making art out of recyclable items. Pictured left to right: Chad Benally, Dominick Howe-GoodTracks, Tamarius Roland, Krystyn Weaver and Tallas Cantsee
Dominick Howe-GoodTracks fills his cup with fresh soil to begin planting his sunflower.
Krystyn Weaver and Jaela Valasco make birdfeeders out of pinecones, peanut butter and bird feed.