Helping to Maintain, Conserve, and Improve Scioto County’s Natural Resources.

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      Scioto SWCD proudly offers services to all public or private school teachers and home school groups within Scioto County. We believe that educating our youth about the environment and helping them gain a better understanding of the world around them will help to make them better citizens in the future and improve the world around them as they grow.

Contact Kate Sowards, Conservation Education Coordinator for more details at




Kate Sowards the Conservation Education Coordinator for Scioto SWCD is available to help Scioto County educators with service learning projects and school garden projects.  Kate is also available to help consult on outdoor learning lab projects.

*  Presentations available to classrooms on many natural resource topics.

* Resources available to bring to area schools or to loan to educators. Includes stream table, groundwater model, enviroscape, skulls, furs, and more.

* Scioto SWCD also serves area schools as part of a collaborative group assisting with field days at Shawnee State Park.

Scioto SWCD is the county contact for the multinational envirothon competition program.  
Find out about starting a team at your high school!


Training workshops available in the following curricula:

Classroom Lessons (pdf)