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Getting a log to Tonto Creek to help create pools for trout habitat is half the battle as these American Conservation Experience volunteers are finding out. In the back row from left to right are: Tyler Lombardo and Tyler Oesterreich; front row: Chris Paton, from Scotland; Tom Owens, from England; Eva Tegenbos, from Belgium; Stefan Bandertuyn, from Holland; James Kamp, Brent Lehman and Adam Scherm, American Conservation Experience director.

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Students helping to restore stream

Hard lives, hard work yield life lessons for volunteer crew on Tonto Creek

Half a dozen kids with hard lives spent a cold day doing hard work — all to gladden the hearts of trout they’ve never met. And the trout might like to thank them — except there’s a catch.


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