EDUCATING OUR YOUTH, WHO ARE TOMORROW’S LEADERS, TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE OUR NATURAL RESOURCES SHOULD BE EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO ALL OF US. THE CHISAGO SWCD FEELS STRONGLY ABOUT THIS, CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO THE VARIOUS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES THAT ABOUND IN CHISAGO COUNTY, AND FEEL FREE TO CALL OUR OFFICE WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS AT 651/674-2333
CHISAGO COUNTY CHILDREN’S WATER FESTIVAL
The mission of the Water Festival is to provide youth and classroom teachers with an innovative, quality, hands-on learning opportunity highlighting the interdependence of water to all living things. The major water issues that are addressed include ground water, watersheds, drinking water, exotic species, lakes and rivers,and much more.
2016 Festival – Thursday, September 29, 2015 at Wild Mountain, near Taylors Falls.
If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form and return it as soon as possible!
ANNUAL POSTER CONTEST
Each year the Chisago SWCD Board of Supervisors holds a poster contest for students to express their artistic side while at the same time heightening the awareness of the world around them. The theme for the 2017 contest was “Trees…Rooted in our Future” Much thanks to the North Branch 6th grade and Rush City 5th grade classes who participated. Here are the winning 2017 posters:
1st Place 2017 North Branch Poster
Watch for the 2018 theme to be announced
1st Place 2017 Rush City Poster
SURFACE & GROUNDWATER EDUCATION
Staff is available to provide information and activities to teachers as requested.
Surface and Goundwater
Surface & Groundwater