Education Overview

The Fairfield Soil and Water Conservation District offers many public education and outreach program opportunities throughout the year. We can also come into the classroom setting and provide activities, lessons, and materials for local educators that supplement current state learning standards.

Public programs offered​

  • Annual pond management clinic​
  • Master Gardener training​
  • Olivedale and Wesley Ridge retirement center programs​
  • Earth Camp​
  • Field days, conservation tours, local work group meetings​
  • 4-H project judging and assistance​
  • Volunteer naturalist training​
  • Information booth at Fairfield County Fair​

Below is a partial list of subject areas in which we can provide classroom lessons and activities for educators.​

  • Natural and geological sciences​
  • Soils, topography, landforms, watersheds​
  • Stormwater runoff, pollution, erosion​
  • Wildlife, trees, aquatic ecology​
  • Agricultural practices, drainage, nutrient management​
  • Envirothon and other state science competitions​
  • Science Fair judging​
  • Project WET and Project Learning Tree curriculum lessons​
  • Additional lessons available upon request​

**Each lesson can be crafted to meet the individual educator’s specific needs. Please contact our office to request a classroom visit and to discuss your programming needs.​

Our augmented reality sandbox is now live and available!

  •  Contact our office now to schedule its use for your next exciting classroom lesson!​
  •  Click HERE to learn about the capabilities and features of this technological learning tool