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Aug 31

Breakthrough Year for District’s Environmental Education Program

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:09 AM by Allan Warren

EE field trip to Morse Preserve

Students on a field trip enjoy the sights at Morse Preserve as they learn about wetlands, wildlife, and water quality.

The 2016-2017 school year marked an exciting new chapter for the District’s Environmental Program.  As a growing program, we set out to reach more students than ever before with our lessons and projects.  We aim to provide outdoor learning experiences and interactive lessons to youth throughout Pierce County, in order to inspire our next generation of stewards and scientists.

From first graders to high schoolers, Tacoma to DuPont and the places in between, we worked with youth in our program.  They learned about water quality, salmon, native plants, and many of the other components that make up our work as a conservation district.

All told, we reached roughly 2500 students during this past school year.  If you are a teacher, camp director, or other type of youth leader, consider getting in touch with our EE Program Manager to see if we can work together in the future.

Chris Towe, ChrisT@piercecd.org, (253) 845-9770 x 112