The Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission Soil Tunnel, a 16-feet x 16-feet x 10-feet high inflatable
educational aid, can be reserved through Mississippi Soil and Water
Conservation Commission and set up on-site by MSWCC personnel.
Visitors to the Soil
Tunnel have the opportunity to:
* View the world under
the top soil by walking inside of the tunnel;
* See where organisms
such as bacteria and fungi thrive;
* Visit the homes of
earth-dwelling creatures such as worms and moles.
V Visual images on the outside of the tunnel
* Functions of Soil;
* Urban Soil Profile
* Agriculture Soil
* Forest Soil Profile;
* Wetlands Soil Profile,
* Storm Water Pollution
explained include: soil layers, drainage and function; storm water pollution
prevention; the impact of land use on soil, soil organisms and
To schedule the soil tunnel to visit
your local Soil and Water Conservation District, please call MSWCC Education Coordinator Chelsey Gazaway at 662-647-8857, ext. 103.