Area 2
Soil & Water Conservation Districts

The North Carolina Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts hosts yearly conservation contests. Each District decides which contests they will offer locally. Contests available are:

Poster Contest - Grades 3-6

Essay Contest - Grade 6

Slide Show Contest - Grade 6

Public Speaking Contest - Grade 7 and 8

Computer Generated Poster Contest - Grade 9

Area 2 SWCDs host the Area 2 Contest Night on the third Thursday in March each year where District-winning students are recognized and District Public Speaking Winners compete.

This year's competition is being hosted by Avery SWCD; if you have any questions please contact Beth Hughes (828-733-2291 or


Our 2020-2021 Area 2 SWCDs Education Contest Winners!