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Herkimer County Envirothon
The Herkimer County Envirothon is an outdoor, hands-on, educational event in the field of Natural Resource Conservation for local Herkimer County High School students. Students visit 5 testing stations: Wildlife, Aquatics, Soils, Forestry, and a Current Issue. We want to make students aware of the world around them and the natural resources that we need to protect. Most kids involved will continue a college career in the conservation or science field and it is our goal to spark that interest for students.
The Herkimer County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted the 24th Annual Herkimer County Envirothon on Wednesday, May 2nd. The event was held at Herkimer College’s Wehrum Stadium. Approximately 40 students from 4 schools participated. Each participant received a “2018 Herkimer County Envirothon” t-shirt and a nice lunch consisting of pizza, subs, chips, apples, cookies, milk, and juice. Everyone involved in the Envirothon had a great time and the teachers would agree that it was a great hands-on learning experience, geared towards the conservation of our natural resources. 

The first place finisher for Herkimer County was Poland “Team B”. Poland “Team A” finished 2nd and Central Valley Academy “Team C” took 3rd place. Plaques were presented to the top 3 finishers. Each member of the winning team also received a $50 cash prize. 
​Poland "Team B" represented Herkimer County at the NYS Envirothon on May 22 and 23 at Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, NY.

The Herkimer County Envirothon is made possible by donations from local businesses and our dedicated volunteers.
1st Place Winners at the 25th Herkimer County Envirothon- Poland "Team B"
2019 Participants
Central Valley Academy
Mount Markham
Poland
Little Falls
2019 ENVIROTHON SPONSORS
​Burrows Foundation
​Herkimer County Supervisors Association 
Cedarville Fire Department
Cliff’s Local Market
CNY Forest Owners Assoc.
DuPont Trucking
Gary Miller
Herkimer College
Herkimer County Farm Bureau
Herkimer County SWCD
Little Falls YMCA
Mount Markham Optimist Club
Stewart’s Shops
Subway
Town of German Flatts
Town of Little Falls
West Canada Creek Association