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10:16am

Thu March 21, 2013
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From storm drain to the Gulf: Science teacher canoes Louisiana's waterways

Shreveport science educator Jon Soul gives presentations about his Bayou to Bay program to help students and civic groups better understand and appreciate Louisiana's waterways.

A Shreveport science teacher will spend spring break canoeing 150 miles -- from Simmesport, La., to the Atchafalaya Bay -- to raise awareness about the state’s waterways. This is the third leg of a nearly 400-mile journey that began in a Shreveport storm drain one year ago. Jon Soul has created the Bayou to Bay educational program to help young people become more appreciative of the watersheds around them.

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