The Envirothon program is a hands-on environmental and natural resource competition for middle and high school students. The program will test student teams on their knowledge and awareness of environmental issues. The Envirothon curriculum provides comprehensive hands-on training in ecology and natural resource management while emphasizing teamwork. Areas of study incorporate 5 major subjects: Aquatics, Forestry, Soils/Land Use and Current Environmental Issues.
The Envirothon program helps develop environmentally aware youth, able to assume future leadership roles. Many students go on to pursue careers in environmental law, natural resource management, etc. or go on to be doctors, lawyers and more with a background and understanding about nature and the environment.
For State Envirothon information go to: NC Envirothon
For the North American Envirothon information go to: North American Envirothon