Powhatan has big plans for muck fen

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Posted: November 13, 2012

The Winchester Star

Powhatan School first-grader Sydney Kelble is shown on the school’s new Crocker Conservancy wetland. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Powhatan School first-grader Sydney Kelble uses a stick to fetch a beer can from Roseville Run on campus Monday. The creek runs near the school’s new Crocker Conservancy wetland, to which Sydney donated money for preservation. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

BOYCE — A 46.8-acre land gift has provided Powhatan School with a rare piece of ecology: a muck fen.

“There are less than 10 in the entire state of Virginia,” said biologist Brian Morse with the…



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