Be part of the solution, not the problem – Sign up for this Resource Conservation Workshop

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the Resource Conservation Workshop scheduled for June 25 – June 30, 2023, at NC State University.

The Resource Conservation Workshop involves study and hands-on participation in a wide range of conservation topics. Students are housed at NC State University 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 NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in conjunction with the NC Division of Soil and Water Conservation, NC 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 here or by contacting Brandy Oldham, Education Coordinator by phone, (919) 545-8440 or via email, . Applications must be submitted to Ms. Oldham no later than April 14, 2023. Applications should be mailed to 1192 US 64 W Business, Suite 200, Pittsboro, NC 27312. If applicants prefer and are able to attach all required information, they may submit their applications via email to Ms. Oldham.