The Utah Natural Resources Competition Event motivates students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address the complex issues and challenges associated with the management of natural resources while empowering them to be active and involved citizens.
UTAH NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETITION EVENT
Utah Natural Resources Competition Event is held annually in April. This event includes a “current issue presentation” and test stations in the areas that include: Forestry, Aquatic Ecology, Wildlife, Soils/Land Use, and a current issue.
This event is open to:
- School & District Teams
- 4-H Clubs
- FFA Chapters
- Boy Scout Troops
- Girl Scout Troops
- And any other youth serving organization
The event serves as the Utah State Qualifier for four national natural resources competitions. The team with the highest overall point total qualifies to represent Utah at the National Envirothon. The FFA team with the highest overall point total will represent Utah at the National FFA Natural Resources Competition. The team with the highest overall point total for the Forestry Station will represent Utah at the National Forestry Invitational. (Note: The team must be registered as a 4-H Team.) The team with the highest point total for the Wildlife Station will represent Utah at the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest. (Note: The team must be registered as a 4-H or FFA Team.)
2019 Utah Envirothon
First Place Overall winner of the 2019 Utah Envirothon is Logan High School, Andrew Semadeni, advisor.
Team members: Meridian Wappett, Gauri Garg, Drew Broadhurst, Hanna Vaslet, Ashlee Barton
2018 Utah Envirothon
First Place Overall Winner: Snow Canyon High School. Andrea Schmutz, Advisor
Team Members: Pyper Schmutz, Cash Schmutz, Ruby Bolton, River Christensen
2017 Utah Envirothon
First Place Overall winner of the 2017 Utah Envirothon is Sky View High School, Dave Erickson, advisor.
Team members: Travis Kunzler, Trishelle Schenk, Katie Goodsell, Madison McKendrick and Preston Pierce.
Second Place, Terra Academy from Vernal, Utah. Colleen Jones, advisor.
2016 Utah Envirothon
First Place winner of the 2016 Utah Envirothon was Wasatch High School's Envirothon Team, Matt Sproul, advisor.
Team members: Shay Reed, Dane Robinson, Sierra Curtis, Talia soleil, Bryn Dayton, Christian Rigby.
2nd Place winner of the 2016 Utah Envirothon was Salem Hills High, Brad Shuler, advisor.