• Envirothon is a team based environmental education competition for high school students focused on using the outdoors as a classroom. Teams of five students and one alternate member utilize resource materials and local resource professionals to gain a knowledge of and understanding of the following natural resource subject areas: agriculture, aquatic ecology, energy, forestry, soils/geology, wildlife, and a current environmental issue that varies every year. Teams present on their community outreach projects to a panel of expert judges and take written tests at outdoor eco stations in each of the natural resource subject areas during the Michigan Envirothon State Competition. Test scores and community outreach project scores are combined to determine the overall 1st Place Team who will represent Michigan at the Nationals.