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Education Program Links
Links to sites promoting natural resource and agriculture conservation.  Links to Wyoming Ag in the Classroom, Project WET, Project Learning Tree, etc.

  • Wyoming Ag in the Classroom
    Wyoming Agriculture In the Classroom (WAIC) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational organization. The program is supported by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, the Wyoming Beef Council, and private donations and grants. Wyoming Agriculture In The Classroom sponsor's projects for teachers and students in an effort to increase their understanding of agriculture's impact in today's world. WAIC offers teacher training, student educational materials, resource materials and summer workshops designed to offer a variety of educational opportunities for Wyoming schools.

  • Soil and Water Stewardship Week

  • Project Learning Tree
    Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.

  • Project WET
    Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a nonprofit water education program and publisher for educators and young people ages 5-18.  The program facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs.

  • Project Food, Land and People
    Food, Land & People (FLP), established in 1988, is based in Chandler, Arizona. Food, Land & People is a nonprofit organization committed to helping people of all ages better understand the interrelationships among agriculture, the environment, and people of the world. Food, Land & People's science- and social sciences-based curriculum, Resources for Learning, currently serves Pre-K to 12th grade students throughout the United States. The curriculum consists of 55 hands-on lessons, developed and tested by more than a thousand educators. The subjects range from environmental science and stewardship ("Don't Use It All Up!") to human populations and land use issues ("What Will the Land Support?")

  • Canon Envirothon
    Each year, Envirothon provides more and more students with a chance to get "up-close and personal" with North America's natural resources. Envirothon offers both in-class curriculum and hands-on field experiences focused around ecology, natural resource management, and current environmental issues. This unique combination of learning experiences and breadth of study is part of what has made the Envirothon a huge success with students and educators across the United States and Canada.

  • EPA Environmental Resources Center for Teachers

  • EPA Student Center

  • USDA Educational Materials
    Educational Materials from the United States Department of Agriculture on agriculture, health, nutrition and science

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Mission: The Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts provides leadership for the conservation of Wyoming's soil and water resources, promotes the control of soil erosion, promotes and protects the quality of Wyoming's waters, reduce siltation of stream channels and reservoirs, promote wise use of Wyoming's water, and all other natural resources, preserve and enhance wildlife habitat, protect the tax base and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of this state through a responsible conservation ethic.