Trainings
4-Hour Erosion & Sediment Control Training – Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit, all construction site contractors and subcontractors must have at least one trained individual from their company on their construction sites daily that is responsible for implementation of Erosion Controls and Stormwater Management. These individuals must complete this 4-hour training every three years to remain certified on the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control and stormwater management.

The District offers in-person training several times per year and also offers private classes for businesses! If you have a larger group that needs training & a meeting room, we can come to you. Please contact Kaitlyn at for more information. These training covers both technical and regulatory aspects of stormwater management and erosion control, and is open to anyone including municipal officials, developers, contractors, non-profit organizations, and others. The charge for each attendee is $85.00.

Erosion, Sediment Control & Stormwater Training Classes
Anyone who wishes to participate must pre-register & pre pay. Photo ID is required at the time of check in. Please review the flyer for more information.

Upcoming classes being held this year by Saratoga County SWCD:
• April 3, 2024 – 8am to Noon (50 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020)
4/3/2024 Registration Link: 4 Hr Registration Google Link
4/3/2024 Payment Link: 4 Hr Payment Link

Cost: $85.00
Registration and payment are due by 3/29/24

The District also offers private classes for businesses! If you have a larger group that needs training & a meeting room, we can come to you. Please contact Kaitlyn at (518) 885-6900 for more information.

Envirothon
The Envirothon® is an environmental and natural resource conservation problem-solving, teambuilding and leadership experience and competition for high school students (grades 9-12 or ages 14-19) across the United States, Canada, and China. Incorporating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) principles, experiential learning, and hands-on outdoor field experiences. The Envirothon fosters student learning in the areas of AQUATIC ECOLOGY, FORESTRY, SOILS and LAND USE, WILDLIFE, and CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES.

Students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills to create inventive solutions to the complex local and global environmental and natural resource issues facing our world today. With the Envirothon, students are empowered to educate others, act in their local communities, pursue higher academic study in environmental disciplines, and to work toward careers in the environment, natural resources, and conservation.

The District oversees and facilitates the regional portion of the competition along with neighboring Districts. If you are a high school educator or student, please contact Kaitlyn at for more information.

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