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High school students looking for a memorable learning experience this summer can apply for the Resource Conservation Workshop held at NC State University’s campus. This workshop, hosted by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, is a great opportunity for students to learn about natural resources in the field. Participants will meet and receive guidance from natural resource professionals, win cash awards, scholarship money, and more.
The weeklong workshop will focus on a wide range of conservation topics with participants delving into hands-on activities about natural resources and their management in today’s global environment.
Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation will cover the cost of registration and food for two students.
High schoolers will be housed at NC State University dormitories, and they will be under the guidance of live-in counselors.
The workshop will be held on June 25-30. Click here to view a sample agenda.
The program will welcome 104 students and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who have an interest in natural resource conservation are encouraged to apply.
Applications can be found by clicking here and should be returned by June 2 to Rose Wall and Jen Knight by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can mail it to 49 Mt. Carmel Rd. Asheville, NC 28806.
View this promotional video made by the Durham Soil and Water Conservation District.
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