SVSU Students Travel to Nicaragua to Help Environmental Restoration
2013 Apr 30A team of 11 Saginaw Valley State University students will devote a portion of their summer break to travel to Ometepe, Nicaragua, to assist with environmental restoration. The students will depart May 5, and return May 13, 2013. The team will plant trees as part of a long-term flash-flood mitigation project. The students will be planting various trees, especially those that are indigenous to the region such as Eucalyptus, Laurel Indio, and Acacia.