Limerick Elementary students planting trees along Landis Creek

    Limerick Elementary School volunteers will spend the day in the dirt as they plant trees along Landis Creek.

    After rescheduling from Friday due to weather conditions, 200 students, their families and school staffers will help the Montgomery County Conservation District will plant more than 100 trees to help stop pollution in the Schuylkill River and its tributaries.

    Schools own the most riverfront land between Schuylkill County and the city, according to the Philadelphia Water Department, so Limerick Elementary students are doing their part today by planting trees along the creek to catch waste. And they’re putting in a full day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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