• Envirothon Competition

    The Pennsylvania Envirothon educates high school students in natural resource and environmental sciences. The program emphasizes the importance of environmental sensitivity while stressing a need to achieve a social, ecologic and economic balance in life. The learning objectives emphasize awareness, knowledge, attitudes and application. The Pennsylvania Envirothon provides future generations with the ability to be better equipped to address the complex natural resource concerns facing today's world as well as the challenges of tomorrow. (www.envirothonpa.org)


    The Envirothon Competition consists of five different topic areas: wildlife, aquatic, forestry, soils and a current issue topic. Teams of five members will compete at the county level with the possibility of advancing to the state competiton.

    Think you have what it takes?
    Can you identify skulls, scat and pelts?
    Do you know the major soil horizons?
    What are the major watersheds in Pennsylvania?
    Can you identify several invasive insects and plants of Pennsylvania?
    What are the major forest types in Pennsylvania?
    Try the following bird calls.