(See below for upcoming trainings, events, and other opportunities.)
Our Soil and Water Conservation District believes that a high-quality environmental education should be accessible to all citizens in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania and King George areas. Our goal includes supporting educators and teachers in the area of natural resources conservation education in all grade levels, public, private and home school groups.
2016- 2017 TCCSWCD Environmental Education offerings include:
- Resources and lesson plans for the classroom
- Classroom presentations
- Enviroscape Presentations
- Environmental Learning Library
- Annual Conservation Poster Contests
- Envirothon – High School Environmental Club and Competition
- A Guide to Creating Meaningful Watershed Experiences
- Aquatic_stewardship Guide
- Online Resources for MWEE
2017 TCCSWCD College Scholarship Application
TCCSWCD is offering $500.00 College scholarship for students graduating high school and /or already enrolled in college who are interested or already studying towards degrees in fields of natural resources, conservation, and management ( please see the application for full list of eligible majors and programs). Students must reside in our District’s localities: Stafford, Spotsylvania and King George Counties as well as the City of Fredericksburg to be eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is June 2, 2017.
June 19th, 2017 FREE Project WET Training
for formal and non-formal Teachers
Tri-County/City Soil & Water Conservation District, in partnership with Virginia Department of Environmental Quality & Chesapeake Bay Trust, presents free Teacher Training opportunities this Spring. For more information contact: Izabela Sikora, TCCSWCD Education Coordinator.
2017 Youth Conservation Poster Contest
We are now accepting poster entries for 2017 National Association of Conservation Districts K-12 Student poster contest! Entry forms REQUIRED at the poster submission can be found here: 2017 Youth Conservation Poster Contest
The 2017 poster theme is “Healthy Soils Are Full of Life.” Additional materials, lesson plans and activities for students and teachers are available here: http://www.nacdnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2017-Resource-List-Poster-Contest.pdf.
For more information contact: Izabela Sikora, TCCSWCD Education Coordinator.