Havre students fight burdocks in Beaver Creek
Last updated 5/15/2018 at 11:25am
Havre elementary students were once again in Beaver Creek Park Monday helping control a major problem-weed.
The Burdock Dig is an annual event since 1994 that has fifth-graders from Sunnyside helping the Hill County Weed District remove weeds like burdock and houndstongue from Beaver Creek Park. This year saw 65 students and 23 adults helping pull weeds.
While one may think that getting fifth-graders to dig up weeds would be hard, that tends to not be the case with some classes, like the 2004 class, pulling more than 9,000 plants in a single day, Terry Turner, Hill County Weed District s...