The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District has been selected to receive the National Association of Conservation District’s Education award. The award come after being chosen for their very broad range of education programs they provide to the community. Program administrator Dick Sorg says his office competed with 87 other districts and was selected for having the top conservation education program in the state.
Sorg says their diverse education program includes school programs that target students, classroom teachers and home school educators. The local district received a one-thousand dollar cash prize and an all-expense paid trip to the district annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.