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Resource Conservation Workshop at NCSU

07/13/2017 Bianca Torres a rising freshman at Terra Ceia Christian School was selected to attend the Resource Conservation Workshop at North Carolina State University on June 25th- June 30, 2017.

This workshop was hosted by the North Carolina Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts. The Hyde Soil & Water Conservation District sponsored Bianca by providing her registration fees and travel expenses. 

Bianca photo

Bianca is the daughter of Edward & Suzanne Torres of Swan Quarter, North Carolina. Bianca has an interest in learning about our natural resources and its management in today’s environment. 

The Resource Conservation Workshop was a week of intensive study requiring student’s attention and participation in a wide range of conservation topics. The students learned about soil characteristics and soil conservation, wildlife and fisheries management, forest management, nonagricultural uses for soils and water quality and watershed management. The students took several field trips to different facilities and experienced hands on learning in the field. At the end of the week of study, the students had an opportunity to compete for awards and scholarships through their participation in the workshop.