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Laura SturzaBurbank Cub Scout Pack 225 members...

Laura Sturza

Burbank Cub Scout Pack 225 members showed their respect for nature by

gathering trash in Wildwood Canyon as part of the city’s Earth Day



“The boys were really savvy,” Cubmaster John Dlugolecki said.

“They were separating the recyclables.”

The group hikes in the canyon, and Dlugolecki said he wants the

boys “to learn to leave places cleaner than when they first got



Another 40 volunteers tidied the trails at the Stough Canyon

Nature Center as part of events Saturday that included a hike and

displays of reptiles and frogs native to the area.

Cheryl Anglim’s 5-year-old son, Jacob, was fascinated by the

tables of plants and snakes, and learned the names of unfamiliar

ones, Anglim said.

“We love the nature center,” Anglim said. “Any event [they have],


we try to attend.”

The event, like others run by the city, strengthens residents’

ties to Burbank while giving people a chance to discover new

information, Mayor David Laurell said.

“Burbank has always been a city with a tremendous sense of

community,” Laurell said. “When it comes to celebrating or learning

about different events, the city enjoys coming together.”