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Congratulations to Louisa County High School and Western Albemarle High School Envirothon Teams.
Louisa County High School and Western Albemarle High School Envirothon teams representing TJSWCD in a fine and competitive manner during the Area 2 Envirothon last week at the James Long Park in Haymarket. Both teams held a strong presence all day long.
Eight teams competed at this regional level resulting in a 4th place overall for Western Albemarle County High School. Taking away a 1st place in the 2019 Special Topic –Ag & Technology and a 2nd in Wildlife.
Louisa County High School, placing 1st overall with the highest score and also 1st place in Aquatics, Wildlife and Oral Presentation. 2nd in Soils and 3rd in Forestry. Louisa heads to the state competition.
The top three teams from the Area competition advance to the Virginia Dominion State Envirothon, a two-day competition which will be held at the University of Mary Washington on May 19 & 20. The other two teams advancing are the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology and George C. Marshall High School – Envirothon teams from Northern Virginia SWCD. At this time, 18 teams will be competing at the State level.

Stay tuned…

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TJSWCD Announces the 2019 College Scholarship Recipients

It is our pleasure to congratulate Tori Sanborn, Henry Chin, Sarina Cooper and Evie Sackett all graduating seniors from area Albemarle County high schools.

In addition to their scholastic accomplishments — Tori, Henry, Sarina and Evie all demonstrate a strong interest in natural resource conservation & protection. Actively volunteering in their communities, while developing leadership skills among their peers.

Plus a special shout out to Evie – she was nominated by TJSWCD for additional scholarship consideration from the Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation District Education Foundation. Good Luck Evie.

It is our privilege to help support the education of such promising environmental stewards and we wish you great success in your future endeavors. Congratulations!

In January, scholarship applications are available for eligible students residing in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson Counties and the City of Charlottesville. For more scholarship information visit our website,

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Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District

Congratulations Lauriston DaMitz! ...

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