The 2020 WV Envirothon will be held at Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Tucker County April 16-17. It is open to high school students grades 9-12. A team consists of five members and can be created through school clubs, home school groups, 4-H groups, scout troops, and more. Participants explore current environmental and earth sciences within the framework of five disciplines: aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife, and a current environmental topic.
What is the Envirothon?
The West Virginia Envirothon is a conservation education program and competition for students in grades 9 through 12. The West Virginia Envirothon focuses on five subject areas: aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife, and a current environmental topic. By participating in the Envirothon program students learn about West Virginia's diverse ecosystem and how they can help conserve and protect it for future generations.
How can I participate?
To participate in the West Virginia Envirothon, you must first put together a team of five students and one adult advisor/chaperone. Teams can be created through school clubs, home school groups, classes, 4-H groups, scout troops, etc. The next step is to register your team for the upcoming West Virginia Envirothon, get your study materials and prepare for the competition. Teams are tested on their natural resource knowledge, skills, and problem-solving abilities.
Envirothon Information and Resources
What is the Envirothon?Resources, Rules and Information
2020 Current issues - 5th TopicWater Resource Management: Local Control and Local Solutions
2020 Learning Objectives for the NCF Envirothon
*Teams MUST attend all scheduled events. Penalties may be handed out to teams that do not attend events
2020 Envirothon Training Opportunities
Policy and Procedures
West Virginia Envirothon Study Materials
Oral Presentation Rules
For the 2020 5th Topic oral presentation, teams will use PowerPoint slides instead of the posters used in prior years. A maximum of 10 slides may be used. No videos, sound or hyperlinks will be allowed. Slides may use the animation features that are available with the PowerPoint software.
NEW 2020 Oral Presentation Guidlines PDF
Top Five Presentation
At the end of the competition, all presentations not picked up will be recycled.
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Want to get involved?
For additional information, contact Envirothon Chairman Wayne McKeever by email at email@example.com