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Envirothon

Wisconsin Envirothon is our state’s ultimate middle and high school environmental science challenge where teams of five high school or middle school students participate in the hands-on,outdoor field challenges designed by natural resources professionals and educators.

The exams are based on four categories, Forestry, Soils/Land Use, Aquatic Ecology and Wildlife.The teams also participate in creating a group presentation based on a pre-selected conservation topic, a current issue local conservation professionals are dealing with across the state. The team presentations provide students an opportunity to articulate today’s critical environmental concerns and to develop the skills to communicate the conservation ethic in whatever scholastic, career or civic choices lie ahead.  This event offers an opportunity to start developing leadership skills to champion a more sustainable and environmentally aware community. Winners advance to the North American Envirothon /Regional Envirothon to compete in scholarships and prizes.

Save the Date for the 2018 Wisconsin Envirothon:

Thursday, April 13, 2018
Wisconsin Lions Camp
Rosholt, WI

(more info coming soon)

 

2017 Wisconsin Envirothon

2017 Winners

Friday, April 7, 2017
Wisconsin Lions Camp
Rosholt, WI

2017 Current Issue Team Presentation: Agricultural Soils and Water Conservation Stewardship

Download the 2017 Current Issue Team Presentation: Agricultural Soils and Water Conservation Stewardship for more resources and guidelines view the 2017 Advisor Handbook. www.envirothon.org

View the 2017 brochure for more information on the Envirothon.

Download the 2017  Advisors Handbook with rules and regulations.

Registration is now closed. Contact Kim at kim@wisconsinlandwater.org with any questions.

Want to learn more about the Wisconsin Envirothon check out our video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uk587UTGno&feature=youtu.be

 

Envirothon Program Teaches Conservation Through Competition

Check out the February issue of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine's article about the Wisconsin Envirothon  http://dnr.wi.gov/wnrmag/2017/02/Envirothon.PDF

 

County Dues Help Support the Wisconsin Envirothon

Your $55.00 contribution will provide the tools necessary for Wisconsin students to be part of tomorrow's important environmental solutions. Click here to see how you can help.

2017 North American NCF-Envirothon

Island City Academy represented Wisconsin at the NCF-Envirothon in Maryland at the end of July. Great job Team Wisconsin, we are so proud of you! To view more photo's please like our facebook page Wisconsin Envirothon. Click here to view the final scoresheet.

2016 North American NCF-Envirothon

 

Way to go Team Middleton! Great job representing Wisconsin at the North American NCF-Envirothon in Petersborough, Ontario this summer. 

2015 North American NCF-Envirothon

Congratulations Middleton High School for representing Wisconsin in Springfield, Missouri at the NCF-National Envirothon competition 2015! We are so proud of you!

2016 Wisconsin Envirothon Winners and Event Information

2015 Wisconsin Envirothon Winners and Event Information

2014 Wisconsin Envirothon Winners and Event Information

 

 

Become a Sponsor!

The Wisconsin Envirothon relies on the generous volunteer and financial support from County Land and Water Conservation Departments, dedicated public agencies such as the WI Department of Public Instruction, enthusiastic schools and many local and national businesses.  

If you are interested in sponsoring the upcoming Wisconsin Envirothon, contact Kim Warkentin at kim@wisconsinlandwater.org and download the sponsorship level form for 2017.

 

 

Become a Volunteer!

The Wisconsin Envirothon is a program of the WI Land+Water’s Youth and Education Committee. This unique event is made possible by the many generous volunteers made up of natural resource professionals and educators. 

If you are interested in volunteering on the Youth and Education committee to help plan upcoming events, contact Kim Warkentin at kim@wisconsinlandwater.org.

 
“Envirothon is a wonderful experience for anybody who is thinking about a career in natural resources or just want to know more about the world they live in. I had so much fun participating and learning. I recommend this experience for anybody,” said Emma Wallander, Luxemburg-Casco high school student.

 

 

“It’s a great opportunity to review our skills and to practice formal presentations,” said Gavin Fountaine, Island City Research Academy middle school student.