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Envirothon

Natural Resource Competition for High School Students

The Envirothon is North America's leading environmental education competition, with an estimated 500,000 high school students in the United States and Canada demonstrating their knowledge and problem-solving skills on the topics of aquatic ecology, forestry, soils/land use, wildlife, and a current issue.

The annual Envirothon is an excellent opportunity for students to cultivate new skills and learn about resource conservation career opportunities.

Envirothon

A stanwood High School team tackles the Aquatics test, which includes identifying functions of a wetland and describing the factors that form a stream.

The special topic for the 2017 Envirothon is:

Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.

Agricultural Soil & Water Conservation Key Topics:

2017 Washington State Envirothon

The winning team from each Washington county is eligible to compete in the Washington State Envirothon.

Date: May 17-18, 2017

Location: Camp Waskowitz, North Bend, WA

Questions?: EducationIP@kingcd.org or (425) 282-1930

More information: waenvirothon.org

2017 NW Regional Envirothon – Completed

On March 29th, 2017 the King Conservation District hosted the NW Regional Envirothon at the Brightwater Water Treatment Facility in Woodinville. 5 teams from King County and 2 teams from Snohomish County represented the region by showcasing their knowledge in Forestry, Soils/ Land Use, Wildlife, and Aquatic Ecology test stations. They were also asked to present an oral argument in front of audience of 3 natural resource professionals on a scenario related to the 2017 topic of Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.

Thank you to all our test writers, judges, volunteers, and King County’s Brightwater Center for your help in making this a great event!

Winners!

NW Regional Champions: Mercer Slough Caddisflies
King County: Mercer Slough Caddisflies

 

Snohomish County: Stanwood High School Team 1


Additional Photos from the NW Regional Envirothon

Basic Team Eligibility:

Student Resources

 

Past Events

2016 Northwest Washington Regional Envirothon
On April 12th, 2016, the Skagit Conservation District hosted the NW Regional Envirothon at the Brightwater Water Treatment Facility in Woodinville. Two teams from King County represented the region by showcasing their knowledge at Forestry, Soils/ Land Use, Wildlife, and Aquatic Ecology test stations. They were also asked to present an oral argument on a scenario related to the 2016 topic of Invasive Species. 

Congratulations to the Mercer Slough team for winning first place in the 2016 Envirothon!

Photos from the 2016 NW Regional Envirothon


For more information, Contact Stacie Powers
by phone at (425) 282-1930 or
email at 
Stacie Powers