Envirothon Wildlife Testing, students identify skulls
Envirothon Aquatics Testing, students identify photos of aquatic organisms
Students look for macroinvertebrates
Class assessing stream health based on macroinvertebrates identified there
Envirothon Wildlife Testing 2023
Envirothon Aquatics Testing 2023
Looking for macroinvertebrates
Macro Assessment 2023

Conservation education and outreach efforts are a major emphasis of the District. Programs reach audiences of all ages focusing on a wide variety of conservation topics.

Butterfly rain barrel, part of PCCD's education and outreach.

Water conservation, water quality and quantity, watersheds, wetland identification, land use management, soil erosion pollution prevention and how all of these relate to the unique qualities of Pike County are program topics.

The District provides outreach through:

  • Classroom and community education programs
  • Municipal workshops and outreach
  • Environmental Education Project grants
  • Pike/Wayne Envirothon
  • Workshops, technical assistance and outreach to residents and businesses on environmental permitting
  • Regular communication with local, state, and federal legislators regarding conservation issues.