Education

Kindergarten

  • Life in a Pond
    Puppet presentation focusing on a little beaver and the friends that he meets in a small pond.
    Coloring activity books are given to each participant.

  • Coloring Contest
    Coloring contest materials are given to each participating Kindergarten class with prizes awarded to top contest winners in each school.

First Grade

  • Coloring Contest
    Coloring contest materials are given to each participating first grade class with prizes awarded to top contest winners in each school.

Second Grade

  • Coloring Contest
    Coloring contest materials are given to each participating second grade class with prizes awarded to top contest winners in each school.

Third Grade

  • Water Program
    Event in conjunction with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Windom High School Biology Class.

    This program will be started with the Windom School District and moved throughout the county.

Fourth Grade

  • Arbor Day Presentation
    Presentation by Dave Bucklin

     Classes are given the opportunity to plant a tree for their class on school grounds.

  • Fourth Grade Water Festival March 9, 2016
    Event focusing on water with large and small presentation.

    This event is sponsored by the counties of Brown, Nicolett and Cottonwood and held during the month of March at the north Mankato Technical college and offered to all schools in the participating counties.

 

Fifth Grade

  • Poster Contest

    Poster materials including poster board, markers and stencils are provided to the county fifth graders and judged based on interpretation of the yearly theme and artwork. Cash prizes are given to winners from each school.

  • Fifth Grade Conservation Day
    Environmental day at a park.

    This year Windom Public, Jackson Public, Mountain Lake Public and Christian Schools came together at Tegels Park (Windom) to experience six learning stations including: Wildlife, Fisheries, Birds, Water Quality, Trees and Reptiles. Windom Area High School FFA Officers led integration mixers during the noon break.

    The Red Rock Ridge Integration Collaborative provided busing and presenters for the event and also provided students and presenters with a sack lunch.

SWCD - 5th Grade Conservation Day - Web Site
5th Grade Conservation Day 2008