Annual competitive outdoor event testing skills and knowledge of natural resources in the areas of soils, aquatics, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. Up to two, five-member teams from any Montgomery County high school (grades 9-12) are eligible to participate. Four levels of competition involve local, regional, state, and North American (includes Canadian provinces). Study materials and other information available at the Area IV Envirothon, and the North American Envirothon.
Annual competitive outdoor event testing skills and knowledge of soils, particularly in regard to capabilities and limitations for human use. The event is held each September.
Annual competitive contest each spring, open to K-12 youth. A different theme each year follows that of the National Association of Conservation District's Soil and Water Stewardship week. Entries are judged on conservation message and visual effects.
Research and Service
Education/Information Specialist Kristen Lauer is available to help students organize research and environmental service projects. Resources available include planning assistance, lending library, networking connections.
Presentations by Request
Various presentations, field trips, and learning activities can be arranged that address soil and water ecosystems and conservation issues. Contact Education/Information Specialist Kristen Lauer to make arrangements.
Montgomery Soil & Water Conservation District
Helping People and Communities Care for Land and Water