There will be an “Envirothon Week” the first full week of every month. Each day will be designated to a station (Soils, Forestry, Wildlife, Aquatics). Stations leaders may hold a webinar, a panel, release materials, host a scavenger hunt, etc. If there is a webinar/panel, fill out the registration form and you will be emailed a zoom link. These sessions will be recorded and posted to this page.
2020-21 Envirothon Weeks
- December 7th-11th
- January 11th-15th (due to school break)
- February 1st-5th
- March 1st-5th
- April 5th-9th
- May: Virtual Field Day Competition, more details to come.
December 2020 Series
Mon. 12/7 and Wed. 12/9 Webinar Registration Link: https://forms.gle/mch6mpgMWyu3oGLe7
Monday 12/7: Soils – Webinar @ 4-5pm
Soil Key Point 1: Physical Properties of Soil and Soil Formation
Presenters: Jacob Isleib and Lisa Krall
1. Basic Soil Properties
2. Soil Formation Part 1: Climate, Organisms, and Relief
3. Soil Formation Part 2: Parent Material, Time and Processes
4. Field questions from students
Additionally, check this TED talk titled “How Soil Unites Us” from Nic Jelinski: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzZ6ACiXtlE
Tuesday 12/8: Forestry – Material Release
Wednesday 12/9: Wildlife – Webinar @ 4pm
Wildlife Basics: food, water, cover and space. What are some of wildlife’s limiting factors?
Wildlife biologist Peter Picone will illustrate and discuss several examples of limiting factors and how wildlife managers mitigate them and restore conditions to favor a species population.
Thursday 12/10: Aquatics – Material Release
January 2021 Series
January 11th-15th (due to school break): More details coming soon!
February 2021 Series
February 1st-5th: More details coming soon!
March 2021 Series
March 1st-5th: More details coming soon!
April 2021 Series
April 5th-9th: More details coming soon!