The 2001 Minnesota State Envirothon was Wednesday, May 23, at Camp
Wilderness near Park Rapids in Hubbard County.
Rushford-Peterson High School from Fillmore County won (for the
third year in a row) with a score of 111.5 (out of a possible 130
points). A second team from
Rushford-Peterson took second place with 110 points and third place
went to Lincoln High School from Pennington County (Thief River
Falls) with 104.5 points.
Approximately 1,200 students, 261 teams, participated in the Area
Envirothons; 27 teams participated in the State Envirothon.
Area II: 41 teams
Area III: 28
Area IV: 27 teams
Area V: 39 teams
Area VI: 15 teams
Area VII: 19 teams
THANKS TO ALL THE AREA
ENVIROTHON COORDINATORS FOR THEIR WORK!
Who sponsored it?
Area Envirothons were sponsored by individual Soil and Water
Conservation Districts, area Soil
and Water Conservation District Associations, local businesses, and
groups. The State Envirothon was sponsored by the Minnesota Board of
Water and Soil Resources, the Minnesota Forestry Association, the
Pollution Control Agency, and the Minnesota
Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Auxiliary.
Tons of people! Special thanks go to the State Envirothon Committee
and to Area I Soil and Water Conservation District for hosting this
years State Envirothon. Committee members include Cheryl Green
(Mahnomen Soil and Water Conservation District); Cheryl Sistad
(Marshall/Beltrami Soil and Water Conservation District); Lori
Thronson (Norman Soil and Water Conservation District); Maggie Leach
(Pennington Soil and Water Conservation District); Marilyn Berry
(Hubbard Soil and Water Conservation District); Mary Jo Anderson
(Board of Water and Soil Resources); Pete Raeker (Board of Water and
Soil Resources); Sheila Vanney (Minnesota Association of Soil and
Water Conservation Districts); Tanya Hanson (Red Lake Soil and Water
Conservation District); Vicki Miller (Norman Soil and Water
Conservation District). Thanks
also, to all the area coordinators and sponsors, and all of the
presenters and oral presentation judges (which include staff from
the Department of Natural Resources, University of Minnesota
Extension Service, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and NRCS).
Finally, special thanks to Camp Wilderness for providing the
facility for the competition.
What about the
Its July 24 to July 29 in Raymond (near Jackson) Mississippi.
About 54 teams are expected to compete.
What about next year?
Special thanks to Soil
and Water Conservation District Area III, which has agreed to
host the 2002 State Envirothon.
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