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At a glance, the eighth-graders from Maryvale Middle School in Cheektowaga looked like they were just having fun, walking through the warm, shallow water of buffalo Creek behind the Burchfield Nature and Art Center, poking at vegetation, lifting rocks and netting small fish and insects. Having hands-on experience this is part of a new program to document “A Day in the Life” of the Buffalo River.

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