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Envirothon

2010 Competition

The NH state competition was held in May on the Southern New Hampshire University campus.

2009 Competition The NH state competition was held in May. Thank you to Jan Hooper for being the Interim Envirothon Coordinator in 2009.

2008 Competition The NH competition was held in May 2008.

2007 Competition The NH competition was held in May 2007. Click here to view the scores.

2006 Competition The NH Team placed 12th in the North American Canon Envirothon Competition held July 23-29, Winnipeg, MB

Overall champion, Keene High School 2006 Team

2005 State Competition Keene High School won the NH Envirothon Competition held at Canterbury Shaker Village on May 17, 2005. Hanover High School placed second and Merrimack High School placed third in overall competition. Based on school size state champions were: Class-S Champions: The Holderness School of Holderness Class-M Champions: Conant High School of Jaffrey Class-I Champions: Hanover High School of Hanover Class-L Champions: Keene High School of Keene. The students were tested in aquatic science, forestry, soil science, and wildlife, as well as in their knowledge of cultural and scientific issues involving the complex stream ecology and hydrology of removing dams from rivers. The Homestead Woolen Mills dam in West Swanzey was used as a focus of the competition. Keene High School will go on to represent the State of New Hampshire at the national competition hosted at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri from July 18 - 24, 2005.

Past national competition highlights Souhegan High School has placed first in this year’s NHACD NH Envirothon competition. Keene and Hanover’s teams placed second and third (respectively). Souhegan High School will represent New Hampshire in the North American competition slated for August 1 at Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia. In 2003, the NH Envirothon team placed second overall North American competition held in Maryland. Fabulous job, Herb!

Standing: Herb Vadney, NH Envirothon Coordinator and the Souhegan High School team: Krysta Zambroski, Megan Wegehoft, and Anne Clifton-Waite, Team Advisor. Seated: Joe Grimm, Amanda Peters, and Ryan Caron The NH Envirothon enhances high school-level environmental education through competition designed to build knowledge of water resources, forests, soils, wildlife, and current issues. Each year a special topic is used to integrate the science curriculum. Working as a team, students are challenged with real-life environmental problems and become more environmentally aware while having fund. They learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and how the various resources and sciences are related. The wining team represents New Hampshire at the International Competition. In 2002, New Hampshire’s team from Keene High School, bested forty seven other teams from Canada and the /United state to win the Canon International Envirothon! (Pictured left to right: Chris Lord, Herb Vadney (Envirothon Coordinator), Kelly Hayes, Nick Pumilia, Emily Jacobs-Palmer, Joy Stronk, and Cliff Lerner (Keene Advisor).

 

Get involved

Do you want to get your child or school involved? Do you or your business want to support NH-Envirothon?

Contact Sue Kessler at 603.358.6484 and envirothon@nhacd.org.