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soilspitOrange County Soil and Water Conservation offers educator training and student programs to advance environmental literacy among its citizens.

Staff members Gail Hughes and Lisa Pope are trained environmental educational specialist that are available for educational needs.

Conservation Contests: Annual conservation themed contests that will promote students' attitude of stewardship for our natural resources. For information detailing the current year theme, rules, tips and more, please click on the links below for the contest you are interested in.  Entry deadline is January 31, 2017 for all contest

Poster Contest  - for 3rd - 6th graders
Essay Contest  - for 6th graders
Speech Contest - for 7th and 8th graders

Educational Services offered:

  • Training in environmental education curriculum

  • Hands-on activities for children or adults

  • Academic contests and programs

  • Environmental field days for public, private, and home school students

  • Outdoor classroom development

Student and Educator Programs, Contests & Services

  • Educational Contest:  

  •    Poster  (3-5 grades), Essay contest (6th grade) speech contest (7-8 grade)  completed for 2014-15 school year.

Contact us for further information.