Soil and Water Conservation

(919) 496-3137 ext 3
101-B South Bickett Blvd
Louisburg, NC 27549

Soil and Water Conservation

Enviroscape Demonstrations:

This is a hands-on demonstration that students can take part in using the Enviroscape model.  We have three models, point/non-point source pollution, wetlands and coastal.

Sand Art:

For younger elementary grades.  Students paint environmentally themed pictures and gain basic knowledge of soils and soil structure.

Contest (poster, essay, and power-point presentation):

The theme for these contests change each year.  Information is sent to each school early in the fall.  The poster contest is open to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.  The essay contest and the power-point is open to 6th grade.  The computer design poster contest is open to 9th grade students. Please contact Cindy Phelps regarding these contests.

Envirothon Competition:

The Envirothon is open to all Middle School and High School students.  Check out the Area 4 Envirothon website.

Resource Conservation Workshop:

The District sponsors one or two students each year to attend the Resource Conservation Workshop at NCSU campus in Raleigh.  The workshop is open to 9th, 10th, & 11th grade students.  High School Seniors are not eligible to apply.  The five day workshop involves hands on activities and study areas related to natural resources and environmental subjects.  Interested students may find more information as well as application information at:  http://www.ncagr.gov/SWC/educational/RCW-For_Students.html.

 

Video Library:

The District has a large selection of conservation and environmental media that are available for loan to classrooms.

Other Environmental Activities:

The District has a wealth of information and activities at our fingertips.  Many of these activities can be adapted to each classroom situation and grade level.  If you have a specific need(s), please contact us and we will try to accommodate your need(s).

Please Contact Charlie Bass, Education Coordinator.