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The results are in! Congratulations to the 2016 Envirothon overall winner, Websterville Baptist High School Team 1!


The results per category are:

First Place Overall: Websterville Baptist HS Team 1

Second Place Overall: Peoples Academy Team 1

Third Place Overall: Stafford Tech Team 1

Aquatics: Websterville Baptist HS Team 1

Forestry: Stafford Tech Team 2

Soils: Peoples Academy Team 1

Wildlife: Websterville Baptist HS Team 1

Current Issue/orals: Peoples Academy Team 1

Team Spirit: Websterville Baptist Team 1

As the overall winner, Websterville Baptist Team 1 will represent Vermont at the North American Envirothon at Trent University in Ontario, Canada from July 24-29th. Thank you to all students, teachers, volunteers and participants in this years Envirothon for making it a success!


Check out this clip from WCAX about the May 2011 Envirothon!

May 2011 Vermont Envirothon on WCAX

So, what IS Envirothon?

The Vermont Envirothon mission is to connect students to the natural resources of their community. We introduce students to the local and state contacts and organizations who manage, monitor, and mentor natural and human resources. Envirothon has a focus on aquatics, forestry, soils, and wildlife with an annual topical issue that ties all of the study issues together. This year, the current issue is “Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.” Each of the Envirothon’s five areas contains a variety of activities with content addressed in the Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunitiesfor both faltields of Knowledge and Vital Results using multiple learning opportunities.

Envirothon teams receive an information-filled resource guide and trainings with resource professionals. This year's specific events include a training day on April 5, 2017 at Marsh Billings Rockefeller NHP & Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock and the Vermont Envirothon competition on May 18, 2017 at Camp Plymouth State Park in Ludlow, VT. The team that scores highest in all areas at the competition will represent the state at NCF-Envirothon, the North American competition. This event will be held this year at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD on July 23-29, 2017.

We encourage registration as early as possible to provide students with enough time to become familiar with the topics. Looking for more information? Contact Stacey via the link below. Information about the North American Envirothon can be found at www.envirothon.org. We hope you will be able to join us this year in this worthwhile program!

Stacey Waterman, Education Coordinator

Phone: 802.888.9218 x 117

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A HUGE Thank You to our 2016 Sponsors and Partners!


Green Mountain National Forest

NH/VT Soil and Water Conservation Society

Poultney Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District

Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation District

Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD)

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

Society of Soil Scientists of Northern New England

Northwest Regional Planning Commission

Rutland Regional Planning Commission

Vermont Association of Planning & Development Agencies

Yankee Farm Credit

Society of American Foresters - Green Mountain Division


Agency of Natural Resources: Dept. of Forests

Lamoille County Natural Resources Conservation District

Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District

VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation: Agency of Natural Resources

VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation: Water Quality Division & Wetlands Program

VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation

VT Fish and Wildlife Department

Green Mountain National Forest

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service


Training Day--Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park and Billings Farm and Museum

Final Event--Common Ground Center