Text Box:    Missouri Envirothon

Getting Students Involved!

Text Box: Andrea McKeown
2995 County Road 1325
Moberly, MO  65270
Phone: 660-263-5702 x 3
E-mail: andrea.mckeown@swcd.mo.gov

Fort Osage High School from Independence

Wins 201 Missouri Envirothon!

The Missouri Envirothon Program consists of 7 regions across the state with each regional holding a competition either in the fall or early spring.  The top three teams from each of these regional competitions advance to the state competition, the Missouri Envirothon.  The state competition is held in the central part of the state in late April or early May.  The winning Missouri Envirothon team will represent Missouri at the National Conservation Foundation Envirothon, the largest North American natural resource competition.  The Envirothon is held in varying locations across the United States and Canada with teams from Canadian Provinces and Territories as well as the majority of the United States. 

Envirothon teams consist of 5 students from grades 9-12.  They compete at outdoor stations testing on aquatic ecology, soils/land use, forestry, wildlife, and a current environmental issue.  There is also an oral component with the students presenting their solution to the problem they were given concerning the current issue topic for the year.

Missouri State Virtual Envirothon competition — May 5-7, 2021!

  Competition information and scores

 

Virtual Competition Rules

  

The Fort Osage High School Team took the top score in the 2021 Missouri Envirothon.  The 16-team competition took place on May 5-7 as a virtual competition.  Students competed in five different resource tests—aquatic ecology, forestry, soils and land use, wildlife and the 2021 current conservation issue.   The Fort Osage team also took high score in the wildlife resource. area.  Other resource high scores were Pembroke Hill High School from Kansas City team A for the soils resource area,  Smith Cotton High School from Sedalia for aquatics, and North Mercer R-3 from Mercer for forestry and current issue. Fort Osage will go on to represent Missouri at the 2021 NCF Envirothon being hosted by Nebraska this year in July.

 

For complete scores click here 

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