The Gaston Natural Resources Department offers a variety of K-12 environmental education programs for Gaston County students and teachers, including in-school, after school, and summer programs. All programs utilize STEM and inquiry-based methods, and are correlated to NC core standards where applicable. Environmental and natural resource education programs for adult and civic organizations are also available upon request. All programs are provided free of charge. Please contact Erin Hines for more information at 704-922-2167.