Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.



Agriculture and Natural Resources Program

Careers in this program pathways are related to the use, production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, development, and preservation of natural resources. These may include food, fiber, wood products, research, agribusiness, farm to table, agricultural science, horticulture, environmental science and natural resources.

EAS students visit Amazon's sphere.Is this Pathway for you?

  • Do you get satisfaction from helping people, animals and/or the environment?
  • Do you enjoy dealing with a problem that isn’t easily solved or doesn’t have one correct answer?
  • Are you comfortable with situations that are unpredictable and rapidly changing?
  • Do you like listening and working with others who have differing viewpoints?
  • Are you interested in math and science?
  • Do you enjoy doing puzzles, exploring and solving problems?
  • Do you spend a lot of time outside enjoying nature?
  • Do you like to volunteer and do service work that focuses on helping people or the environment?

Program Information

LWSD Elective Recommendations

  • Natural Resources Systems Career Pathway
    • AP Environmental Science*
    • Environmental Science
  • Plant Systems Career Pathway
    • Environmental Horticulture (WANIC)
    • Nursery & Greenhouse Operations (WANIC)
  • Engineering & Technology Pathway
    • Sustainable Design*
    • Sustainable Design & Environmental Engineering*

*These courses qualify for CTE Dual Credit.

Connecting Career Pathways through Student Leadership

CTSO Options

  • HOSA

Local Leadership Opportunities

  • Biotech Expo
  • CSR Science & Engineering Fair
  • Environmental Club
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Garden Club
  • Imagine Tomorrow
  • Insights to Engineering & Manufacturing Night
  • Schools Under 2°C
  • Science Bowl
  • Teen CEO

Possible Careers to Explore

  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Conservation Scientist/Forester
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Hydrologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Organic Farming
  • Solar Power Engineer
  • And more

Agriculture and Natural Resources Program of Study by High School

CTE Program logo: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources