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.
The special topic for the 2017 Envirothon is:
Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.
Agricultural Soil & Water Conservation Key Topics:
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
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!
NW Regional Champions: Mercer Slough Caddisflies
King County: Mercer Slough Caddisflies
Snohomish County: Stanwood High School Team 1
Basic Team Eligibility:
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!
For more information, Contact Stacie Powers
by phone at (425) 282-1930 or
email at Stacie Powers