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Students go 'green' on St. Paddy's Day
Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City of Turlock workers Art Padilla and Mike Murphy educate the 2nd grade classes of Wakefield school about the importance of trees on Tuesday. - photo by CANDY PADILLA / The Journal

City of Turlock Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City employees visited various school sites on Tuesday to promote environmental conservation.  Along with teaching the students about environmentally friendly techniques like how to compost, reduce waste, recycle and conserve water, the kids also got to help plant, water and name trees.  The trees planted by Wakefield’s 2nd grade classes on Tuesday were a Red Maple, October Glory and Cedrus Deodara (California Christmas tree).  The city workers plan to visit various other schools throughout the week.