Career Center students learn in the field

PATRICIA HANNAFORD CAREER Center student Carter Paquette prepares to fell one of more than 100 trees that are being cleared for a multi-use trail that will link the Belden Falls trailhead with an important shrubland in Wright Park. Paquette’s classmates Cole Warren and Gavin McNulty look on during the May 19 work session, made possible through a collaboration between the Career Center and the Middlebury Area Land Trust. Independent photo/Steve James

Around two dozen Patricia Hannaford Career Center students have temporarily swapped their computer keyboards, pencils and paper for chainsaws, hammers and bolts. 

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