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The District offers a wide-variety of educational programs for persons of all ages.  Click on the links 

below for information about specific educational opportunities.

The Virginia Envirothon is a team based natural resources competition for high school students.  Students who participate learn stewardship and management concepts  and work to solve real world environmental problems.  The program is field-oriented, community based and gives students an opportunity to work with natural resource professionals.

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2017 Envirothon Team at State
Buckingham Scholarship Recipient 2017

To view a complete listing of free educational programs offered by grade, click on the link above.

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Now being offered!

The District sponsors students to Forestry

Camp and Youth Conservation Camp.  We also organize an environmental camp each summer.  

Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences are offered

to all 6th grade students in both Buckingham and

Cumberland Counties.  


Each year the District sponsors a poster

contest with a new theme.  Great opportunity for K-12 students to win some

cash prizes!  We also team up with Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to offer a photo contest open to people of all ages.  

The District offers a $1,000 scholarship

each year to a senior in Buckingham 

County and a senior in Cumberland County.  Click on the link above to find

out more.


Check out the educational activities and resources on this page.  New activities and resources are added on a regular basis.  The District also has resources available for teachers to borrow.  


Many of our programs and field trips are funded through a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund.  Since 1992, revenues from sales of the Chesapeake Bay preservation license plate have been deposited into the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund.   To purchase your Chesapeake Bay License plates visit the DMV website:

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