Educational Programs

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Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District, offers a variety of education workshops and informational presentations to youth and adult audiences throughout the year. The District also provides educational information and presentations on a day-to-day basis and employees are available for special presentations. Educational items are available to loan out to teachers or groups within Belmont County.

Youth Educational Programs

  • Ebbert's Agri-Days
  • Belmont County Fair Field Day
  • Area III and Canon Envirothon
  • 4th Grade Dairy Education & Farm Safety Tour
  • 2nd Grade Field Trip
  • 4-H Camp
  • Captina Preserve Family Field Day 
  • Vehicle Day
  • Hoot and Hollow
  • Captina Creek Riverraid
  • Jack Hanna Workshop
  • Conservation Field Days

Adult Education Programs

  • Timber Harvest and Management Workshop
  • Pond Clinic
  • Brush Meeting
  • Grazing Meeting
  • Livestock Predator Meeting 
  • The Belmont County Rubberneck Tour
  • Invasive Species Workshop
  • BMP Workshop 
  • Jack Hanna Workshop
  • Captina Preserve Family Field Day
  • Pruning Workshop
  • Edible vs Unedible Plants and Fungus Id Workshop
  • Conservation Day
  • River Sweep

Educational Items Available on a loan basis

  • Watershed, Non-Point Source, Stormwater Pollution and Prevention Enviroscape Model
  • Drinking Water Sources, Uses and Waste Water Treatment Enviroscape Model 
  • Groundwater Model
  • Stream Quality Monitoring Equipment
  • Habitats for Learning
  • Project Learning Tree & Related Materials
  • Forest Fire Education Box
  • Windows in the Wild
  • Lessons in Economics
  • Water Activities-Teach Environmental Responsibility
  • A Child's Place in the Environment
  • Biodiversity Basics
  • Water Cycle Box
  • When Is a Cookie not a Cookie?
  • Frances the Fish

Rainwater Simulator (Pictured Above)

  • $25.00 per week rental (in county), $50.00 per week (out of county)


For more information on any of these programs contact Liza Butler at 740.526.0027.

Educational Links


Educational Forestry Information

Stewardship Week

Backyard Conservation

ODNR Educational Resources

Educational Items & Descriptions

Item Descriptions