Logging Communities of Swain County

Log Train

Logging train at the Montvale Lumber Company at Eagle Creek

Grade Level: Third Grade

Subject: Social Studies, Science, Computer Technology

By Jason Dunford

Swain East Elementary School- Swain County Schools

The project covers three main themes: a) logging communities b) resources of the region and c) environmental impacts of logging on the region.

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