Education Programs - Envirothon

Envirothon School for Advisors and Teachers

Envirothon School for Advisors and Teachers logoThe Envirothon School for Advisors and Teachers is an opportunity to participate in specialized training for Envirothon team advisors and teachers while also earning credit toward teacher CEUs or the NC Environmental Education Certification. For more information about the Envirothon, please check the link to the left.

WORKSHOP: July 7 - July 10, 2014

REGISTRATION: March 1 - June 13, 2014

If you are interested in helping students to develop leadership skills while become environmentally aware citizens through curriculum and competitions, this is the workshop for you; please click the links to the right to access the registration sign up form. Workshop cost is $75 for all four workshops, or $20 per workshop day.

2014 Program Information - July 2014

 

Workshop Curriculum

FORESTRY: Monday, July 7, 11am - 5pm

Instructors: Diane Steltz & other Jordan Lake Educational Foresters. Explore tree identification, insects, diseases and forest management, among other forestry related topics.

WILDLIFE: Tuesday, July 8, 9am - 5pm

Instructors: Beth Gunn, Centennial Campus Wildlife Resource Center Program Coordinator. Get a chance to do out-of-this world animal identification along with wildlife habitat and ecological principles.

AQUATICS: Wednesday, July 9, 9am - 5pm

Instructors: Erin Harrison, Naturalist, & Ranger Tony DeSantis of Eno River State Park; and Dr. Janet  MacFall, Elon University. Explore the world of  water quality, water quantity and invasive species.

SOILS: Thursday, July 10, 9am - 5pm

Instructors: Dr. Dave Lindbo, NCSU Soil Science Department & Richard Hayes, DWQ Soil Scientist. Gain a better understanding of basic soil properties with this popular workshop. Stay for an evening presentation on the Oral Presentation component of the NC Envirothon competition.

 

Please contact Sandra Weitzel (sandra.weitzel@ncagr.gov or 919.715-6680) with questions or for more details.

 

 

NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Pat Harris, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27604
Phone: 919.733.2302; FAX: 919.715.3559