LA teenagers head to Idaho for conservation work

LA teenagers head to Idaho for conservation work

Kevin Escalante, a student from the Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, Calif., works his way up a hillside collecting flea beetles in the White Owl Butte area near Rexburg. Escalante is one of four students from the school interning with The Nature Conservancy. On Tuesday the interns were collecting flea beetles, which feed on leafy spurge, a noxious weed. They were relocating the bugs to another area being overrun by the weeds. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

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