logo Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District
4505 George Blvd
Sebring FL 33875
Tel: 863-402-7020
Fax: 863-385-7028
Contact Us
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mission Statement:
To provide leadership to help people conserve, improve and
sustain the natural resources and environment of Highlands County, Florida

Resources for Kids and Educators - Here are some links to educational and fun web sites!
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Home Science: Backyard Conservation
Sustainable Landscaping, Composting and Going Green Outdoors - Tigur Turf Articles
Highlands County 4-H - link to 4-H programs in Highlands County, Florida
Highlands County Ag-Venture - link to a program that teaches youth how their food is produced
Natural Resource Conservation Service - general educational materials
Florida Ag in the Classroom - program to teach kids about where our food comes from and agriculture in Florida
Department of Environmental Protection - link to their educational materials about all sorts of environmental issues in Florida
South Florida Water Management District - link to their educational materials about the Everglades
Southwest Florida Water Management District - link to educational materials about water conservation
U.S. Geological Survey - More than just geology - maps of natural resources, all about our earth and the creatures living on it, coloring pages, lesson plans, etc.
Kids Gardening - Site with ideas and materials for educational gardening projects
FEMA for Kids - From the Federal Emergency Management Agency, includes hurricane and other disaster information
We are available to make environmental or agricultural presentations in schools or to other groups. Call us at 863-402-7020 to schedule a date!

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