Preparing for High School Envirothon
Prepare your Envirothon team with the PA Envirothon Station Training Resources.
New Wildlife Training Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=janMim8Hr0k – session 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hVqs-YZ28Q – session 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhZa0ybjYB0 – session 3
Now you can study on the go. Visit your app store to download the PA Envirothon app for iPhone, Android and Kindle!
The following kits, funded through a DEP Environmental Education grant, are available for loan from the Conservation District:
Wildlife Kit #1 contains: 3 skulls with ruler and key, repliscat sampler, replitrack sampler, track identification poster, animal track cards, animal track book, deer aging tool, Wildlife of PA activity book, Habitat Earth video and teacher’s guide.
Wildlife Kit #2 contains: 13 animal pelts and identification key.
Soils Kit contains: 2 Montgomery County Soil Surveys, lesson plans, and transparencies.
Aquatics Kit contains: flash cards, a binder of info sheets and worksheets, a macroinvertebrate identification board, and two books: PA Fishes and PA Amphibians and Reptiles.
Forestry Kit contains: Sustaining Penn’s Woods Kit, 9 Visual Guides to Pennsylvania’s Noxious Weeds, How a Tree Grows kit, 2 Leaf Identification kits, Common Trees of Pennsylvania pamphlets, tape measure, log scale stick with instructions, lesson plans, invasive pest pamphlets (Asian Longhorned Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer, Spotted Lanternfly).
Current Topic: “Conservation on the Farm”
Middle School Practice Scenarios
Additional Teaching Resources
- Pennsylvania native plants, wild plants, and invasive exotic plant information.
- Mile-a-minute weed information
- Asian Longhorned Beetle information
- PSU Sustainable Forestry Teacher Resource Center
Soils and Land Use:
Resources for Teachers
Nature Watch – www.nature-watch.com
For the Birds (Identiflyer) – www.identiflyer.com
Acorn Naturalist – www.acornnaturalists.com
Carolina Biological – www.carolina.com/
Soil and Water Conservation Society – www.swcs.org
PA Amphibian Reptiles Society – www.paherpsurvey.org
Lake Country Replicas – www.lakecountryreplicas.com
Morgan Reptile Replicas – www.reptilereplicas.com
Natural Resources Conservation Service – www.nrcs.usda.gov
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission – www.fishandboat.com
Pennsylvania Game Commission – www.pgc.pa.gov
Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry – www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry
Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of State Parks – www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection – www.dep.pa.gov
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture – www.agriculture.pa.gov
Chesapeake Bay Foundation – www.agriculture.pa.gov
Environmental Protection Agency – www.epa.gov/education
North American Association of Environmental Education – naaee.org/eepro/resources
Enviroscape – www.enviroscapes.com