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2018 West Virginia Envirothon winners announced and scholarships awarded

JANE LEW, W.Va. – The Ravenswood Future Farmers of America team won first place and a $5,000 scholarship Friday to share at the 2018 West Virginia Envirothon at WVU Jackson’s Mill in Lewis County.

Team members Katlyne Rollyson, Teresa Riffle, Tiffany Miihlbach, Gabriela Martinez and Fiona Lane took the prize in a tight competition with the second place Mineral County team, whose members will share a $3,750 scholarship.

Jefferson Agriscience (with a $2,500 scholarship) finished in third place, while the Eco Defenders team ($1,750) from Morgan County finished fourth, and the Moorefield High School team came in fifth ($1,250 scholarship). (...Continue reading News Release)

What is the role of a Conservation District Supervisor?

Take a look at what it means to be a District Supervisor, how they help their conservation districts, how and why you could become one.

"It's more than just attending meetings and approving official district business. Across 14 conservation districts in West Virginia, supervisors may play a variety of roles. Each supervisor may take on unique responsibilities, as well. Some get active in student-centered education programs. Others take on a leadership role in the statewide association of conservation districts or an administrative role in their local district. Ultimately, a supervisor is responsible for practices and programs ..."[continue reading]

Stream Partners

The Stream Partner Program is a cooperative effort of the West Virginia Conservation Agency, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Forestry, and the Division of Natural Resources. The program is housed within the DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management.

To provide for and promote the protection and conservation of West Virginia's soil, land,
water and related resources for the health, safety and general welfare of the state's citizens.

State Conservation Agency Executive Director:
Brian Farkas

State Conservation Committee Chairman:
Kent Leonhardt

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