Learning Objectives/Expected Outcomes:

  1. Gain valuable background knowledge on the ND Envirothon and the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon Competition. 
  2. Improve understanding of aquatics and study resources.
  3. Improve understanding of forestry, prairie, and study resources.
  4. Improve understanding of soils and study resources. 
  5. Improve understanding of wildlife and study resources.
  6. Participate in a simulated competition trail test and oral presentation.
  7. Participants will develop lesson plans to host effective training sessions with their team.
  8. Learn how to incorporate environmental education topics in their classrooms through interactive and hands-on outdoor experiences.
  9. Students will use critical thinking and information processing skills in developing a journal and study materials to be incorporated in the classroom.

Apply for Credits
After you register here, please register with your preferred university to receive 2 credits. Each University charges $100 to receive 2 credits.
University of North Dakota
North Dakota State University
Minot State University

Welcome to the North Dakota Envirothon 

Welcome to North Dakota Envirothon (June 11-13 - Bismarck, ND) is a 30-hour (in-person) and 6-hour (virtual), 2 credit professional development course for high school teachers predominantly in the science field. Our target audience is current and potential North Dakota Envirothon advisors.  Welcome to the ND Envirothon costs $50/teacher. If this cost is a hardship, please let us know and we'll connect you with your local Soil Conservation District. The $50 registration fee helps cover room, board (private dorm room at BSC), transportation to and from tour sites, and training materials.   

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Welcome to the North Dakota Envirothon is a joint effort by Andrea Petersen (ND Envirothon - Coordinator), Tina Harding Iken(ND Department of Water Resources - Education Program Manager) and Beth Hill (ND Forest Service - Project Learning Tree & Project WILD State Coordinator). Additional instructors include Kyle Thompson (NRCS - Soil Scientist), Brianna Wegner (NRCS - Soil Scientist), James Job (ND Game and Fish), Jennifer Kross (Ducks Unlimited), and Marc Murdoff (NRCS - Range Management Specialist).