Educational Materials

Freehold SCD welcomes the opportunity to provide residents, teachers and group leaders of Middlesex and Monmouth Counties the following FREE publications and lessons. Our goal is to help teach residents and students about the importance of conserving our natural resources and improving our environment. (Quantities are limited to 25-30 per class/group). Please contact our office for availability status.The lessons can be downloaded for free.
Orders for publications may be emailed to info@nullfreeholdscd.org or you can click here to download the order form.

Education Publications : Activity Books

Grades K-1
  • Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators – Level 1
  • Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil – Level 1
  • Where Does Your Water Shed? – Level 1
  • Soil to Spoon – Level 1
  • Forests for People – Level 1
  • Water is Life (beginner)
  • Conservation Habits = Healthy Habitats (K-1)
  • Show You Care with Buddy Bear
  • Save Water With Conservation Kids
  • Soil is Super coloring book
  • Dig It! The Secrets of Soil (beginner)
  • Snack Pack – Where healthy food comes from
Grades 2-3
  • Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators – Level 2
  • Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil – Level 2
  • Where Does Your Water Shed? – Level 2
  • Soil to Spoon – Level 2
  • Forests for People – Level 2
  • Water is Life (intermediate)
  • One Green Tree
  • Dig It! The Secrets of Soil (intermediate)
  • Conservation Habits = Healthy Habitats
  • Nature Pals
  • Stop That Drop
  • Your Hometown Clean Water Tour
Grades 4-5
  • Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators – Level 3
  • Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil – Level 3
  • Where Does Your Water Shed? – Level 3
  • Soil to Spoon – Level 3
  • Forests for People – Level 3
  • Water Is Life (advanced)
  • Conservation Habits = Healthy Habits
  • Dig It! The Secrets of Soil (advanced)
  • Your Hometown Clean Water Tour
  • From Field to Fridge
Grades 6+
  • Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators – Level 4
  • Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil – Level 4
  • Where Does Your Water Shed? – Level 4
  • Soil to Spoon – Level 4
  • Forests for People – Level 4
  • Conservation Habits = Healthy Habitats
  • Dig It! Secrets of the Soil (Texting Messages From Under Your Feet)
  • Water Is Life (advanced)
  • From Field to Fridge

General Publications, Brochures and Fact Sheets

Soil and Erosion
Watersheds and Water Quality
  • Monmouth Costal Watersheds Partnership full color poster
  • Watershed Friendly Property Management Guide: 16-page booklet with information on water conservation, tick and mosquito prevention, stream maintenance, native plants, composting, etc.
  • What Is a Watershed?
  • Watersheds and the Effects of Nonpoint Source Pollution Fact Sheet. Click on Watersheds & Nonpoint Fact Sheet to download.
  • Stormwater Management Basins and Their Maintenance
Landscaping and Trees
  • Landscaping Education for Homeowners Packet
  • Benefit$ of Trees
  • Shade Trees
  • Backyard Conservation
  • Rain Gardens
Energy Savers
  • Landscaping Energy Savers: Tips on how trees and plants help conserve energy. Click on Landscaping Energy Savers to download.
Soil and Water Connection Lessons