Troop 40 receives national press recognition
Wrangell’s Boy Scout Troop 40 is making national news after being included in the January edition of Boy’s Life, the official monthly journal of the Boy Scouts of America.
The troop was singled out for recognition after their trip up the Stikine River to complete 300 hours of manual labor to remove non-native plant species over the course of five days in the wilderness.
Troop 40 Scoutmaster Shirley Wimberly said she was excited to see her group of scouts featured in the national publication.
“I am just ecstatic,” Wimberly said. “We have had this project going on for a while and it...