Article and Photos provided by Dakota Morlan- Calaveras Enterprise

Fifth graders from an urban school in Lodi were able to experience the majesty of the world’s largest tree species while on a field trip to Calaveras Big Trees State Park on Sept. 21.

Thanks to a new program created by the Calaveras Big Trees Association (CBTA) and jointly funded by a transportation grant from the Save the Redwoods League, Title I schools from outside the area are gaining access to the grove of giant sequoias and the ecological lessons it has to offer.

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