Black and white drawing of a tree with a chain link fence in the background

This is a drawing from a student inspired by how they connected to nature during a fieldtrip to test the water at the Detroit River, and Bloody Run Creek this school year. Enjoy!

“This image was chosen because it is my first time drawing a tree and I liked the way the tree looked at Belle Isle.” – Jacy

By: Jacy, 6th Grade

Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit

Subject: Detroit

Theme: General Place-Based Education

Type: Graphic illustration