Envirothon Competition

The Virginia Envirothon is a natural resources competition for high school students. Students work in teams of five. Teams can be created through school clubs, classes, home school groups, 4-H groups, scout troops, local nature centers etc.  The only requirements of at team are a minimum of five students and one adult advisor/chaperone

  • The teams are tested on their knowledge of natural resources – soils, forestry, wildlife, aquatics and a current environmental issue.
  • Written and hands-on problem solving is required along with an oral presentation formulating a strategy for addressing an environmental issues problem.
  • The Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors a local competition.
  • The winner at the local competition advances to the area and potentially the state competition.
  • The state winner represents Virginia in the National Envirothon.


Resources & Information

2018 Oral Presentation Problem:

Pasture Land Management


2018 Specific Oral Presentation Resources:

The 2018 Shenandoah Valley SWCD local competition will be held April 17, 2018 at Westover Park in Harrisonburg, Va.

2018 SVSWCD Local Competition Resources:

This years Area I competition date is May 2, 2018 at McCormick Farm Raphine, VA

2018 Area I Competition Resources

This years State competition date is TBD.

2018 State Envirothon Rules

For more information please contact Megan Trice at: 540-433-2853 ext. 121 or megan.trice@svswcd.org