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Walla Walla Community College watershed ecology student Valerie Scott calls for a bucket after netting a small fish from Titus Creek near the Community College. Students, instructors and local tribes people worked to move fish from a straight section of the creek so the creek can be restored to a more natural, meandering habitat for wildlife. The watershed ecology program is a new degree offered by Walla Walla Community College and this served as the first field trip for the class.

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Students get feet wet for new ecology degree

Efforts are being made to return Titus Creek to its natural state.

WALLA WALLA -- Students in the new watershed ecology degree program at Walla Walla Community College got a feel for what work might be like as part of their first hands-on field trip last week.


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