Envirothon

                               Nature Coast Regional

                                         Envirothon

Welcome to the Nature Coast Regional Envirothon information page.  Here you will find information, resources, and links about the Envirothon and study materials that will prepare you for participation in the regional and state Envirothon.

February 20th,  2018

 

The 2018 Nature Coast Envirothon will be held on February 20th at McKethan Lake in Hernando County. The registration deadline is Friday, January 26th, 2018.

Last year’s 2017Results , and new Registration Forms, Rules, and Study materials can be found below.  All test questions are based on the information contained in the study material. Tests are composed of multiple-choice questions. Many of the questions require hands-on activities to determine the correct answer.

The overall highest scoring team among Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, and Sumter Counties is awarded individual scholarships sponsored by the Tampa Bay Times and the New Port Richey Rotary.

The highest scoring team from each County and the overall winner are eligible to compete at the State Envirothon competition  (TBA)

2018 Canon National Envirothon

General Information

The Envirothon began as an outdoor competition in Pennsylvania in 1979. Three “Soil and Water Conservation Districts” held a local competition and dubbed the event the “Environmental Olympics”. Since…

Follow the links below for the study materials assigned to each of the 5 topic. Each sections test questions will be multiple choices or fill in the blank. There will be 20 test questions and 5 bonus questions per section.

1. 2018 Current Topic : Western Rangeland

https://www.envirothon.org/the-competition/current-competition

2. Soils

Classification, soil formation, basic chemical and physical properties, profiles, soil characteristics, soil surveys, site suitability, erosion, land use, conservation practices, etc.

3. Forestry

Forest ecology, tree identification, insects, diseases, timber measurements, forest management, urban forestry, forest economics, etc.

4. Wildlife

Identification, habitat, foods, diseases, rules and regulations, management, etc.

5. Aquatics 

Water ecology, water chemistry, plants and animals living in or around water, water quality, water conservation, etc.

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