Hundreds of teachers and professionals throughout Pennsylvania guide high school students through this natural resource environmental education program that combines classroom learning and outdoor activities. The exposure to nature and study of human impacts on the natural world provide invaluable lessons for understanding ecosystems and our environment. DCNR-Bureau of Forestry supports this program by providing resources and expertize for forestry topics.
To join this premier education program and access resources for forestry training visit the Pennsylvania Envirothon website.
I. Woody Plants
a. Identification of Pennsylvania trees and shrub species
II. Forest Ecology
a. Forest types
III. Forest Resource Management and Protection
a. Forest conditions
IV. Community Forestry
a. Benefits of trees in urban and suburban communities