An annual competitive outdoor environmental marathon that tests skills and knowledge of natural resources in the areas of soils, aquatics, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. Up to two, five member teams from any Medina County high school, grades 9-12 and home school teams are eligible to participate. Three levels of competition involve local, state and North American.
Earth Day annual coloring contest that follows the NACD poster contest theme. Open to kindergarten – sixth grades. Prizes will be awarded at the Earth Day Event in April located at Buffalo Creek Retreat. Entries must be received by March 23rd. Prizes for first and second in five categories; Kindergarten and first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades. Click here for coloring page.
An annual NACD and NACD Auxiliary poster contest that is open to youth in grades 9-12. provides students with a chance to have their art displayed as part of a national conservation outreach initiative. Each year, the winning posters reflect NACD’s annual Stewardship theme, and highlight the work of conservation districts and their state conservation associations, auxiliaries, and agencies to protect and enhance natural resources. The contest starts at the district level; winners advance to the state level, and then to the national level, where they receive recognition at NACD’s annual meeting.
We will host a water quality training session to heolp prepare students for this event on May 1st from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Northrup Elementary Cafeteria. This training includes both classroom and in stream training. Call to register: 330-722-9321. For more information on the event click here.