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Environmental / Natural Resources

Purpose:

To stimulate student involvement in environmental and natural resource areas and to provide additional incentives for FFA members to develop problem solving skills in the area of environmental and natural resources.

Procedure:

The state Environmental/ Natural Resources Contest will be the Montana Envirothon put on by the Montana Conservation Districts. More information can be found at the state web site: http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/cardd/montana-envirothon

Because this is open to any high school team, to qualify as a FFA team, all members must have paid their dues and be from a chapter in good standing. The top FFA team will represent Montana at National FFA convention in the Environmental/Natural Resources CDE.

Teams consist of 5 members at the state contest. They will take tests in the following areas:

  1. Wildlife
  2. Soils
  3. Aquatics
  4. Range
  5. Forestry

They will also make a team presentation based on the theme for that year.

The national team will be made up of only a 4 member team.