2016 Resource Conservation Workshop

The District sponsored 3 students to attend the 2016 Resource Conservation Workshop (RCW). Matthew Kepley, a rising senior at North Davidson High School; Gracie Ward, a rising junior at Davidson County Homeschool; and Alicia Greer, a rising sophomore at Davidson Homeschool; represented the District at the workshop. 

Matthew Kepley, Gracie Ward and Alicia Greer standing with a district representative

Opportunities

They met with other students from across the state and the participants received guidance from natural resource professionals to win cash awards and scholarship money. Students learned about soil characteristics, soil conservation, wildlife, fisheries management, forest management, air quality, non-agricultural uses for soils, water quality and watershed management. 

The students and their parents were invited to our Annual Awards Banquet to report on their experiences during the workshop.