The Monroe Soil and Water Conservation District offers a variety of education assistance in the field of natural resources. Our programs focus on a variety of age ranges, from preschool to post-secondary, and cover a variety of topics, including soils, water quality, wildlife, forestry, and the environment.
Elementary and High School Programs
- 5th Grade Field Day – Held each May at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
- Envirothon – Annual competitive academic, outdoor team event for high school students
- Poster Contest – Held annually each spring for grades K-12
- Skyvue Outdoor Classroom – Involved with the creation along with the students, teachers and administration
- Project Wild
In addition, the MSWCD offers grants to a teachers who request funding to educate themselves or their students on conservation issues.
Post Secondary and Adult Education
- Scholarships – Available to youth of Monroe County pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field
The Monroe SWCD also offers a variety of educational programs and workshops for adults including topics on pond management, wildlife, forestry and bee keeping. Be sure to check our calendar page for up coming events.