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Emily Eystad took part in the wood duck homebuilding project this spring. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise

Community science project is ready to hatch


Wood ducks should be hatching this weekend throughout Hubbard County.

In and of itself that might not be newsworthy. But for a group of Hubbard County residents participating in a citizen science project to attract and hatch wood ducks, it's an event a long time in the making.

Earlier this spring senior citizens, grade school-aged kids and parents of all ages were busily building and installing wood duck houses throughout the region.

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