Posts Tagged ‘Envirothon’

Friday, May 24, 2024

Herkimer County Soil & Water Conservation District Hosts Local County Envirothon

Winning Envirothon team

The Herkimer County Soil & Water Conservation District held its 29th annual Herkimer County Envirothon on Wednesday, May 8 at Herkimer College. Event organizers reported that the event was once again a huge success, thanking the generous sponsors and volunteers that made the event possible. This year Central Valley Academy (CVA), Herkimer BOCES, Herkimer Central School, Mount Markham, Poland, and West Canada Valley all sent teams.  Approximately 70 students participated in the Envirothon with advisors and volunteers from NYS DEC, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Herkimer College, and Herkimer County Soil and Water Conservation District.

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Monday, May 8, 2023

Record numbers compete at Hamilton County Envirothon

An Envirothon team identifies coniferous and deciduous tree species at the Forestry station.

Record numbers competed at the twenty-ninth annual Hamilton County Envirothon held May 3, where eight teams of high school students took tough, science-focused tests and battled for first place.  The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District organizes and hosts the event annually.

“The Hamilton County Envirothon provides an interscholastic competition in an academic setting,” said Nicole Curtin, Long Lake Envirothon adviser.  “My teams gain exposure to other students from our county, and great, real-life applications of science concepts.”

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