More than 100 third graders from Dunwoody Springs Elementary headed to Lost Corner Park in Sandy Springs on Thursday to learn a bit about the plants and the bees. Mayor and beekeeper Rusty Paul, show below in protective gear, served as instructor on the apiary arts. Students, along with their teachers and chaperones, also were shown how to make butter, plant marigolds and observe nature Photos provided by the city of Sandy Springs.

More than 100 third graders from Dunwoody Springs Elementary headed to Lost Corner Preserve in Sandy Springs on Thursday May 5 to learn a bit about the plants and the bees.

Mayor and beekeeper Rusty Paul, at left in protective gear, served as instructor in the apiary arts.

Photos provided by the city of Sandy Springs.

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