"... a unique and enjoyable experience designed to stimulate, reinforce, and enhance interest in the environment and natural resources among high school students."

What is the Envirothon? 

A competitive outdoor team event, the Envirothon tests students' knowledge of soils, forestry, wildlife, aquatic ecology, and current environmental issues. In addition, the Envirothon encourages cooperative decision making and team building. A team consists of 5 students all from the same high school. An adult advisor(s) must accompany the team, but is not permitted to assist the team during the competition. The winners of the Area II Envirothon will compete in the Ohio Envirothon Contest held in June.

The Area II Envirothon was held on May 3, 2017 at the Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville, Ohio.

Congratulations to the 2017 Area II Winning Teams!!

We wish all of you the very best of luck!!

  1. Chardon Red, Geauga County
  2. Crestwood Monkey-Wrench Gang, Portage County
  3. Perry High School Red, Lake County
  4. LaBrae Team A, Trumball County

We would also like to express our gratitude to all the Area II Envirothon donors for their generous contributions, including those who wish to remain anonymous. The success of the Envirothon wouldn't be possible without your support.

A special thanks to Lake Erie College from Painesville who sponsored at the Platinum level, provided string back-packs to all the student participants, and donated some of their staff to volunteer during the Envirothon. Thank you!!

If you are a teacher in Summit County and would like more information on how your school can participate in the next envirothon, or if you would simply like more information on the Envirothon, please contact Sandy Barbic at the Summit SWCD office, 330-926-2452, or sbarbic@summitswcd.org
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