Envirothon Competition - "Accept the Natural Challenge"
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 competition.