Four teams of Montgomery County students competed in this year’s ENVIROTHON which took place April 19, 2018 at the Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge in Dover, TN. Eleven teams of students from five different counties in the mid-state area were tested on their skills and knowledge of our natural resources in this contest sponsored by the Montgomery Co. Soil Conservation District & Five Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Council. The competition was divided into five categories: wildlife, forestry, soils, aquatics, and special category: rangeland management. Northwest High sending one team, 2 teams from Clarksville High, and 1 team from Montgomery Central High. First place went to McEwen High (Humphreys Co) with Montgomery Bell Academy (Davidson Co) placing in second and third places. Finalists went on to compete in the State Envirothon at the Clyde-York 4-H Center in Crossville, TN. Each year State finalists move on to compete at the National Envirothon, this year to be held in Pocatello, Idaho.
For more information or to prepare for next year’s competitions, contact Nancy Holt, 931-368-0252 x 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org.