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Momentum builds for school native plant garden

Advocates for a proposed native plant garden on the La Conner Schools campus have given district officials plenty of food for thought.

Several people spoke passionately on behalf of the proposal during a lengthy public comments segment at the April 24 school board meeting.

It was the third time the garden project – promoted by the Swinomish Department of Environmental Protection – has been addressed.

Board members, in accordance with district policy, did not respond to the comments.

“This isn’t a dialogue or question-and-answer session,” board president Susie Gardner Deyo explained beforehand....


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