WATERSHEDS & WETLANDS EDUCATION
The mission of the York County Conservation District is to focus on the stewardship of land, water, and other natural resources. The District administers and participates in a variety of programs to protect and promote the wise use of natural resources.
What We Offer
The programs in this guide are available to York County students and residents. All of the programs are designed to address the PA Department of Education Environment and Ecology Standards including:
• 4.1 Watersheds and Wetlands
• 4.2 Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
• 4.3 Environmental Health
• 4.4 Agriculture and Society
• 4.6 Ecosystems and their Interactions
• 4.7 Threatened, Endangered and Extinct Species
• 4.8 Humans and the Environment
• 4.9 Environmental Laws and Regulations
Each program can be individually tailored to meet your needs. If you do not see a topic in the guide that you would like offered, please contact the education coordinator to discuss the possibility of creating a program.
To schedule a program, contact the education coordinator. Unless special arrangements are made, programs are offered Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM. Before writing or calling, please have several dates and times in mind. Please notify us immediately to postpone or cancel the program.
A nominal donation is requested which assists with program development.
• $35/hr up to an hour
Additional fee for special materials needs/purchases.
In the tradition of promoting soil and water stewardship the following programs will remain at no cost:
• Soils, Dig It!
• Enviroscape Model
• Groundwater Model
• Your County Conservation District