Who wants to talk about wastewater? We do! Wastewater Management Program employees want to bring a two-day, hands-on Sewer Science lab to your schools where we create and treat wastewater while teaching students about the processes used to clean their most valuable resource – water!
Take a tour of the Noman M. Cole, Jr., Pollution Control Plant, the county's award-winning wastewater treatment facility.
Temporarily suspended and will resume in fall 2023
Tour A Recycling and Trash Disposal Center
Students can take a tour of the I-66 Transfer Station or I-95 Landfill complex, which includes trash, brush grinding, hazardous waste collection and a recycling drop-off center. Call the facility to arrange a visit.
A Field Guide to Fairfax County’s Plants and Wildlife
A Field Guide to Fairfax County's Plants and Wildlife helps young readers identify common species found in our neighborhoods, schoolyards, parks, and other outdoor areas. The guide includes fun activities for exploring how organisms fit into the ecosystem and generate awareness of how humans affect the environment. For additional information, email the Stormwater Planning Division or call 703-324-5500, TTY 711.
The Fairfax County Park Authority's Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) is a program that meets the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement education requirements for elementary school students.
• No buses needed! We come to you.
• MWEE supports multiple 4th and 5th grade Virginia Standards of Learning.
• MWEE is schoolyard project-based learning.
• MWEE includes a consultation with a park naturalist to assist with an action project.