Recycle, Reuse, Reduce!  Use the chart provided to look at your home and decide what we will reuse, recycle or reduce!  Let’s think about the 4th R! Re-think! Please use the Waste Investigation Page provided by PLT. Send me an email and let me know what you found! 




Let’s get moving and get our kids outside in our yards to do some fun and educational activities!  Here is a sample activity from Project Learning Tree!  Please send me an email and let me know how you and your children enjoyed the activity!  I will post more activities to get your kids outside in a safe environment! Your own backyard!!

Picture a Tree Activity!




Youth Conservation Camp YCC


Virginia will accept applications until April 24, 2020 for YCC.

We will send two campers to YCC ( High School Students from Virginia Beach and Chesapeake)

Please complete the application and email or mail it to the District Office.

2020 Camper Application VA Dare SWCD



Virginia Dare Soil and Water Conservation District

Virginia Dare SWCD is pleased to announce the Cynthia Pridmore Scholarship. To promote the education of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake citizens in Agriculture/ Technical or Environmental Education fields with emphasis on  Natural Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection.

Please review the guidelines carefully and send in only completed applications.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The Deadline for submitted application is Close of Business, Friday, May 8, 2020.

2020 Cynthia Pridmore SWCD Scholarship and Guideline

2020 Cynthia Pridmore SWCD Scholarship and Guideline


Our Educational Year!

Environmental Educational Classroom Programs

Thank you for a wonderful  Educational Year!   We are now accepting request for our 2019-2020 Environmental/Agriculture classroom presentations for Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. All presentations address natural resources, pollution, agriculture and urban best management practices and conservation of our watershed.   All classroom programs are aligned with the Virginia Standards of  Learning.

Steam Night 1

Envirothon Brochure 2016

We are recruiting for Envirothon Teams for 2019-2020!   Students in the 9-12th grade who may be interested in forming an Envirothon Team!  Please see the brochure above!  Private and Homeschoolers are encouraged to apply!!  Chesapeake and Virginia Beach!