Educational Programs

Children plant a tree for a rain garden at Washington Street School in Toms River

The Ocean County Soil Conservation District offers a variety of educational programs, for students as well as educators and professionals all throughout the Barnegat Bay Watershed.

Healthy Soil Resources

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There are many excellent resources throughout New Jersey that will help give you a better understanding on how to maintain quality soil.

District’s Events Page/Info

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Top five reasons you should “root” for soil health farmers on Earth Day 2014 “http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/home/?cid=STELPRDB1251507.

Go Native! Plant Walk and Talk is scheduled for April 26 and May 14,2014 at the Jakes Branch Nature Center. See attached flyer for further information. “View Flyer” here.

The Yard, Garden & Native Plant Sale at the Jakes Branch Nature Center on May 17, 2014. Download a copy of the flyer “here”.

Ocean County Soil Conservation District
714 Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 971-7002