“Over the last week we have seen amazing skills out of the kids at this year’s competition,” said Wendee Dodds, Chair of the Ohio Envirothon Committee. “They are all so bright and committed to conservation-minded activities that will make the world better. I also can’t thank our team enough for honoring their promise to teach the next generation by lending their time and talents.”
The winning NCF-Envirothon teams are awarded scholarships and prizes, with the top three scoring teams receiving $30,000 in total, thanks to the support of Smithfield Foods, Inc. Scholarships for fourth through tenth place were awarded thanks to financial donations from NCF, National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA), Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Foundation, and the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President’s Association.
The top 10 teams from the competition are:
|4||New York||Esopus, NY|
|5||North Carolina||Raleigh, NC|
|6||California||San Diego, CA|
|7||Rhode Island||Coventry, RI|
The 2023 NCF-Envirothon annual international competition will be held in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, from July 23-29, where students will be tested on the topic, “Adapting to a Changing Climate.”
The National Conservation Foundation (NCF) is a 501(c)3 organization that aims to identify and advance strategic programs and partnerships to deliver conservation solutions through locally-led conservation and to develop the next generation of conservation leaders. NCF-Envirothon is a program of NCF. Visit the NCF website to learn more.
NCF-Envirothon is a hands-on environmental problem-solving competition that builds leadership skills for high school students, grades 9-12 (ages 14-19), in the United States, Canada and China. NCF-Envirothon’s mission is to educates students about the environment and conservation of natural resources through hands-on outdoor experiences, academic study and collaborative competitions. The program educates future stewards, promotes E-STEM (environment, science, technology, engineering and math) education, creates community awareness and fosters appreciation and respect for the natural world. Visit the NCF-Envirothon website to earn more.