Seeley Swan Pathfinder -


By Andi Bourne

Building a greater connection to the land and each other


October 4, 2018

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Students cleaning up one of the 48 campsites in Big Larch Campground. Seeley Lake Ranger District Recreation Manager Katie Knotek said because the campground has been closed for nearly two seasons, grass has grown up in the sites and the logging slash has added debris. "We need to reestablish the site perimeter. The kids helped clear the grass, raked out the sites, swept the parking spur, cleaned away any of the slash dumped in the sites and piled wood. There will be a ton more work but at least it will give us a head start moving into next spring."

SEELEY LAKE – "Not only do I get to witness better condition of things but people who come here for tourist seasons get to experience it," said Seeley-Swan High School senior Madison Hinchey. "I know that I helped make it better for them."

Hinchey's sentiments were echoed by many of the SSHS students and staff as they connected to the wider community through eight service projects with the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Seeley Lake Ranger District, Seeley Lake Nordic Club and Camp Paxson during their annual Discovery Day, Sept. 27. Students also learned new skills, work ethic, team b...

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