Conservation Education Programs & Resources

The Conservation Education team of the City of Watsonville is dedicated to supporting schools and local youth-serving organizations in engaging and informing the youth about local conservation initiatives and actions that can be taken to address the impacts of the climate crisis. Our goal is to empower local youth and their supporting adults to collectively create a more sustainable Watsonville.

Topics Covered by the Conservation Education Team

The City’s Conservation Education team focuses on the following topics that can be tailored based on your audience and needs. Please contact us if you would like us to consider addressing other topics that are not listed below. 

  • Water pollution prevention
  • Recycling
  • Composting/reducing food waste
  • Waste reduction - trash, recycling, composting, and litter prevention
  • Plastic pollution
  • Climate change
  • Water conservation

Learning Experiences Offered by the Conservation Education Team

The following services are provided free of charge to local schools and youth-serving organizations. Please contact us if you would like us to consider hosting other types of experiences that are not listed below.

  • School staff training
  • School assemblies
  • Presentations
  • Special events
  • Collaboration meetings
  • Litter clean-ups

Request a Learning Experience from us!

  • Submit the form below at least 3-4 weeks prior to your event date.
  • Identify your event date before submitting the request form.

Click here to submit the Conservation Education Request Form.