News New council works to get youth involved in stewardship SHARE ON: Andreas Pandikiu, contributor, Friday, Feb. 9th, 2018 Members of the Bancroft Area Youth Stewardship Council. Kelsey Dillabough (Left) and Taylor Grosklag (Right). Photo credit: Andreas Pandikiu - Moose FM. Local high school students are getting involved in stewardship. A Bancroft Area Youth Stewardship Council has been formed at North Hastings High School. Member Taylor Grosklag says the goal is get local youth more involved in stewardship activities. //www.mybancroftnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Youth-Stewardship-Council-1.mp3 Meanwhile, Kelsey Dillabough, another member and a high school student, says the council will also promote stewardship to other kids her age. //www.mybancroftnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Youth-Stewardship-Council-2.mp3 The youth council is open to all students, and holds bi-weekly meetings at the high school. It’s also looking to partner with other conservation organizations, and anyone interested in the environment. Grosklag and Dillabough say the council has a number of projects planned for the future, including one to rehabilitate a piece of the York River’s shoreline. The council is also working to build connections with local elementary schools to get younger students involved.