Learn with Soil & Water

The District hosts year-round environmental education workshops and programs for surrounding schools and community centers in Warren County. The programs that are offered to encourage students to learn more about environmental topics.

  • EM River Simulator Model – The EM River Model is used to discuss characteristics of streams and how development can effect these features. Find out more at http://emriver.com
  • EcoScapes – Learn about land use planning and its effect on stormwater. This model covers four different land uses, which include agriculture, forestry, urban, and residential development. More information can be found at http://www.enviroscapes.com
  • Soil Classes “Savers” – Learn about soil profiles, layers, and search for decomposers.
  • Warren County Envirothon – Over one hundred high school students from Warren County gather for an environmental competition on natural resources in New York. More about Envirothon can be found at http://www.nysenvirothon.com

The District has been involved in a multitude of educational presentations including:

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Field Days
  • Queensbury Middle School Science Day
  • Stony Creek Mountain Days “Critters in the Creek”
  • Scout programs
  • Stream cleanup days
  • Habitat improvement projects
  • Riparian buffer plantings
  • Stream bank improvement projects
  • Invasive Species Awareness Week (Lake George)
  • Hazard Mitigation Education Course
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

If you are interested in hosting an educational workshop or have any questions, please contact Dean Moore at dmoore123@nycap.rr.com.