District Announces Conservation Contest Winners


February 18, 2019

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Ava Kate Snipes took first place in the third-grade category. Click on image to see additional photos from this event.

Jeff Parker, district director for the Transylvania County Soil & Water Conservation District, announced the results of the annually sponsored conservation contests for local elementary and middle schools.

Each year, the District offers teachers a conservation class customized to fit each grade level about a theme chosen by the State Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts.

This year, Jo Ann McCall, education coordinator, visited over 800 students and presented a program called "The Living Soil," the 2018-2019 contest theme. All grade levels learned about why soil...

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