Envirothon

General Elementary Middle High

Student Competitions – Envirothon (High School)

2012 Winner – Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Environmental Eagles II Team

  • 2017 Envirothon – February 15, 2017 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Location:  Quiet Waters Park
  • Current IssueAgricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship
  • Visit the Environmental Conservation Organization’s website for more details (study guides, etc.) — http://www.eco-tan.org

The Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO), in partnership with the School Board of Broward County, sponsors the annual Envirothon Competition in February. The competition is held in different locations all over Broward County and is open to all high school students. Competition questions are centered on five universal testing categories:

  • Aquatic Ecology – Water ecology, water chemistry, plants and animals living in or around water, water quality, water conservation, etc.

2012 Overall Winner – Miami Palmetto HS Symbiants (Miami-Dade)

  • Current Environmental Issue – A topic selected annually by the State or Regional Envirothon Planning Committee. Most years the Florida Envirothon Committee selects the same topic as the National Committee.
  • Forestry – Forest ecology, tree identification, insects, diseases, timber measurements, forest management, urban forestry, forest economics, etc.
  • Soil and Land Use – Classification, soil formation, basic chemical and physical properties, profiles, soil characteristics, soil surveys, site suitability, erosion, land use, conservation practices, etc.
  • Wildlife – Identification, habitat, foods, diseases, rules and regulations, management, etc.

2013 Envirothon Results – uploaded!  Go to ECO’s website at http://www.eco-tan.org

Past winners (for a complete list of all past winners, go to http://www.eco-tan.org)

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2011 Overall Winner – Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Environmental Eagles II with EEC members

2012 Envirothon Results:

Miami Palmetto’s Symbiants – Overall Winner (Miami-Dade)

These two teams will represent Miami and Broward Counties at the State Envirothon Competition:
Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Environmental Eagles I (Broward)
Miami Palmetto’s Symbiants (Miami-Dade)