Every fall we work with 4th graders from throughout the county on their field trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge to learn about soil. They do hands on experiments to determine soil type, get to try soil auguring, and make a candy replica of a soil profile.
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A team of 5 students represent Kent in a competition against other counties in Maryland to show their knowledge of natural resources including soils, aquatics, forestry, wildlife, and other environmental issues. The winning team in Maryland competes in a national competition. The soil conservation districts help the students train and study for the event.
The Eastern Shore Regional Envirothon training day will be Tuesday April 4th at Martinak State Park and the competition will be Tuesday April 11th at Tuckahoe State Park. The State Competition this year will be held on June 15-16 at Camp Pecometh in Queen Anne’s County. This year Maryland is hosting the National Envirothon Competition which will be held July 23-39 at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. The 5th issue topic this year is Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.
If you are a senior at Kent County High School you can apply for a scholarship for college or trade school of up to $1000. See your guidance councilor this April for details. Scholarships sponsored by KSWCD and Andelot Farms.
Are you an educator? Check out our compilation of lessons for students of all ages. We also do lessons in the classroom- contact Jenny Lee at 410-778-5150×3293 to set up a classroom visit.
122 Speer Rd, Suite 4, Chestertown, MD 21620 (410)778-5150x3