Soil and Water Conservation District accepting applications for Resource Conservation Workshop


PITTSBORO — The Chatham Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the Resource Conservation Workshop scheduled for June 25-30 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

The Resource Conservation Workshop involves study and hands-on participation in a wide range of conservation topics. Students are housed at N.C. State campus dormitories under the guidance of live-in counselors. Students should come prepared to meet the primary objective of the workshop — learn about natural resources and their management in today’s global environment. Awards and scholarships can be won and are presented to students under several awards programs.

The Resource Conservation Workshop is sponsored by the N.C. Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in conjunction with the N.C. Division of Soil and Water Conservation, N.C. State University Crop and Soil Science Department, and the Soil and Water Conservation Society Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter.

The Resource Conservation Workshop is designed to accommodate up to 104 students. Chatham Soil & Water Conservation District will sponsor at least one student to attend. Eligible students include rising sophomore, junior and senior high school students who have demonstrated an interest in natural resource conservation.

Applications can be found online at or by contacting Education Coordinator  Brandy Oldham by phone, 919-545-8440 or via email, Applications must be submitted no later than April 14. Applications should be mailed to 1192 U.S. 64 W. Business, Suite 200, Pittsboro, N.C. 27312. If applicants prefer and are able to attach all required information, they may submit their applications via email to Oldham.


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