The purpose of the youth education program is to inform and empower educators and students about regenerative agriculture and its influence on the environment and society through engaging programs, events, and curricula.
Primary audiences include students and teachers in:
The youth education outreach program began as a resource for local schools and continues to serve in that capacity while extending its reach.
Programming continually evolves to meet the needs of educators in Oklahoma, Texas and beyond.
Science Exploration Trunk program, provides teachers with the training and materials needed to teach a hands-on lesson in their classroom.
Oklahoma NCF-Envirothon is a team-based competition open to all Oklahoma high school students interested in science and the environment. The competition is part of the International NCF-Envirothon program, which aims to develop knowledgeable, skilled and dedicated citizens who understand natural resources and are willing and prepared to work toward achieving and maintaining balance between quality of life and quality of the environment. The competition combines in-class curriculum with hands-on field experiences and gives students the opportunity to interact with natural resource conservation professionals. The youth education program hosts the statewide competition at the Noble Research Institute.