Because the District works hard to protect Person County’s natural resources, we are dedicated to encouraging and sponsoring a strong and active Environmental Education Program for all age groups. The staff is readily available to come and present environmental education programs that meet State requirements designed to fit the needs and interests of your students.
- pre K - 12th grade classes
- boy scout, environmental clubs, 4-H groups
- homeschool students
- church groups
- adult groups and civic clubs
Topics covered can include:
- soil science
- water quality
- agriculture environmental issues
- natural resource concerns
Classroom Presentations: Available for pre K - 12th grade classes and homeschool students and groups. We have activities and lesson topics for a variety of natural resource topics. One popular presentation is our Enviroscape Watershed/Non Point Source Model that teaches about the sources of water pollution and ways to protect our water quality.
Teacher Resources: Available resources for teachers to check out. Popular resources are Food, Land and People, Project Wet, and It’s Our Water. As we grow our education library, more resources will be available. If you are looking for an activity for a particular environmental subject we can help!
Adult Education: Environmental Education doesn't stop at graduation...we offer a number of adult environmental education learning opportunities for groups and civic clubs.
Student Programs & Contests:
- Poster Contests (3-5 grades)
- Envirothon - Middle and High school competition
- Classroom Presentations
- Resource Conservation Workshop