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Grade 9's tour guide on Habitat Island

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Had lots of fun touring the grade 9s around at the Habitat Island; introducing them to the invasive species, explained the background history of how it was built,
went inside this tunnel like structure located near the beaver dam of Wet Land, etc.

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