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What is the ENVIROTHON?
The Envirothon is a competitive, outdoor academic team event for high school students. A unique and enjoyable learning experience, the Envirothon is designed to stimulate, reinforce, and enhance interest in the environment and natural resources. Teams consist of 5 students, all from the same high school. An adult advisor must accompany the team, but is not permitted to assist the team during competition. The Ohio Envirothon test students’ knowledge of soils and land use, forestry, wildlife, aquatic ecology, and current environmental issues using an “ecostation” format. Each year there is a new and different environmental issue.
For up to date information about the Envirothon in Ohio, please visit the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (OFSWCD's) http://ofswcd.org/?page_id=240
Also visit the Canon Envirothon website at http://www.envirothon.org/ for information about the current environmental issue and for the national competition.
Where is the ENVIROTHON?
Each year the Area II Envirothon rotates around 17 North East Ohio Counties. Every year the competition is in a new location, and each year a different Soil and Water Conservation District is in charge & the main organizer for the event. In 2012, WE are the hosts for the Area II Envirothon. It will be held at the Kidron Community Park on Wednesday, April 25th.
2012 Area II Envirothon information:
RESULTS & INFORMATION FOR THE 2012 AREA 2 ENVIROTHON
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2012 Final Scores & Team Placings
AQUATICS ECOSTATION TEST & Aquatics Answer KEY
WILDLIFE ECOSTATION TEST & Wildlife Answer KEY
SOILS ECOSTATION TEST & Soils Answer KEY
FORESTRY ECOSTATION TEST & Forestry Answer KEY
CEI ECOSTATION TEST & CEI Answer KEY
Team Rotation Schedule / Map of Kidron Park Test Sites / Evaluation Form
THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS & SPONSORS FOR MAKING IT GREAT!!!
GOOD LUCK TO UNITED FFA TEAM 1, CHARDON TEAM RED, BOARDMAN A, & CRESTVIEW A at the 2012 State Envirothon Competition!
Date: Weds. April 25, 2012
Location: Kidron Community Park, (Address is 4434, Kidron Rd. Dalton,Oh 44618)
Registration Deadline :All forms must be in to Wayne SWCD by Fri. March 23rd
(this includes the team registration form & a release form for EACH student & advisor)
Envirothon Rules and Regulations for schools
Team Registration Form for schools
Release Form for each students & advisor
Important Information Letter -for schools
Important Dates & Deadlines 2012 Event
Current Environmental Issue for 2012
"Nonpoint Source Pollution / Low Impact Development"
Helpful Study Guides - Key Points on Issues:
Aquatics | Forestry | Soils | Wildlife
2012 State Envirothon information:
The top 4 teams from the 5 Area Envirothon's compete at the State Envirothon.