Conservation Education Centers

Arizona's Conservation Education Centers

Across the state of Arizona, Conservation Districts have established and sponsor Conservation Education Centers. These centers teach, promote, and support natural resource conservation and agriculture through their efforts. Conservation Education Centers provide local schools with conservation cirriculum (like teaching school children where their food comes from and the amount of time and effort that goes into food production), make presentations and lead classroom experiements, sponsor field days with hands-on conservation projects, and more!

Courtesy of Agua Fria-New River NRCD
Courtesy of Agua Fria-New River NRCD
Partnership - Education and Monitoring, Riparian Area
Partnership - Education and Monitoring, Riparian Area
Pinal Ed Center Water trailer (Payson, AZ)
Pinal Ed Center Water trailer (Payson, AZ)

25 Education Centers Established & Supported by 30 Conservation Districts

Check out the AZ Envirothon

The Arizona Envirothon (sponsored in part by the Agua Fria-New River, Big Sandy, and West Pinal NRCDs and AACD) is a statewide natural resource competition for high school students. Students must learn and study four natural resource topics and a new annual environmental issue each year. Topics include water, soil, wildlife, and forestry. Visit the AZ Envirothon website for more infromation!