Envirothon Resources

Preparing for High School Envirothon

Prepare your Envirothon team with the PA Envirothon Station Training Resources.

High school advisors should consult the 2017 Teacher Resource Booklet.
For a hard copy, contact the Envirothon Coordinator,  Jessica.

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

Envirothon App!

Now you can study on the go.  Visit your app store to download the PA Envirothon app for iPhone, Android and Kindle!

Training Kits

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).

Middle Schools

Current Topic:  “Conservation on the Farm”

Middle School Practice Scenarios

Additional Teaching Resources

Aquatic Ecology:

Forestry:

Soils and Land Use:

Wildlife:

 

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

Mission Statement
To protect and improve the quality of life of the residents of Montgomery County and surrounding communities by providing, in cooperation with others, timely and efficient service, education, and technical guidance, for the wise use of our soil, water, and related resources.