Tuesday, March 10, 2009

High School Youth Conservation Camp at Virginia Tech

The annual Youth Conservation Camp will be held July 12-18, 2009, at Virginia Tech. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible for this camp, which is coordinated by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Topics include: lake ecology, fisheries management, forestry and wildlife issues, turfgrass management, land use planning, soils, agricultural best management practices, geology, shoreline erosion and stream morphology. If you have any questions or would like an application, please call the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District at (540)825-8591. Applications must be completed and submitted to the CSWCD by April 17th. Please contact kaci@vt.edu or call the Extension Office for an application. For this camp, the District pays $425 and each camper pays only $25! What an awesome opportunity!!!