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Educational Resources

Learn how we can all care for Madison County in our own way.

Protecting natural resources requires knowledge of the problem, skills to address the cause and willingness to change.

Madison Soil and Water Conservation District educates landowners, students and the general public about best management practices that enhance wildlife habitat, improve soil health and keep streams clean.

We raise awareness through public outreach and media, partnering with other agencies to broaden our reach and impact.

These online resources, additional tools and services can help you learn or teach conservation.

Online Resources

Additional Tools

Madison Soil and Water Conservation District also has educational tools available for your use.

  • Lender trunks for educators: Teaching items such as animal pelts, skulls and EnviroScape.


We facilitate or support several conservation efforts available in Madison County, including:

  • Presentations for civic organizations: Need a speaker? Invite us to present to your organization about conservation.
  • Ecological Education Initiative for Madison County: Join this committee of like-minded teachers and volunteers interested in creating outdoor learning opportunities through stewardship of our natural resources. New members are always welcome!
  • Prairie Appreciation Rides: The Friends of Madison County Parks & Trails offers excellent educational rides through our native prairie lands.

Visit our events calendar to see available workshops and volunteering events, and contact us for educational assistance.