Envirothon Resources

The Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon program is a natural resource competition for high school students. To learn more about the Envirothon program visit the program page.

The following links and resources are shared to assist Envirothon teams preparing for competition. Each resource supports the Envirothon learning objectives and information from these items are therefore subject to inclusion on the competition test.  Please use these links as supplements to the resources and links found within the Curriculum Guidelines. Current issue/Oral presentation problem resources and other station resources are updated on a regular basis.

2020 Current Issue Resources             

Water Resource Management: Local Control and Local Solutions 


Key Topic #1: Understanding how groundwater and surface water systems function.
Key Topic #2: Understanding the importance of water quality and quantity as a foundation in a healthy ecosystem.
Key Topic #3: Understanding a variety of water quality indicators in different landscapes.
Key Topic #4: Understanding a variety of water quantity indicators in different landscapes.
Key Topic #5: Understanding how sustainable and best management practices enhance and protect water quality and quantity for humans and wildlife.
Key Topic #6: Understanding the differences of local, regional, and national systems that manage natural resources and the importance of each in water resources.
Key Topic #7: Understanding the social, economic, political impacts of natural resources management and decision making.

For Resources and Learning Objectives, please click the corresponding Key Topic

Current Issue Resources

Virginia Office of Water Supply

Virginia Water Supply Plan 

Map of Aquifers in the United States 

EPA Source Water Protection (added March 17, 2020)

Area II Training Resources –
Regional Water Supply Management
Water Supply Planning In Virginia

Current Issue Resources List

Area III Training Resources
Current Issue Power Point (added March 10,2020)

Aquatics Power Point (added March 10, 2020)

Sample Envirothon Test Questions

Envirothon Coaches Handbook

Aquatics Resources

Aquatic Curriculum Guidelines   updated November 2019 

Forestry Resources

Forestry Curriculum Guidelines updated November 2019

Soils Resources

Soils Curriculum Guidelines updated November 2019 

Wildlife Resources

Wildlife Curriculum Guidelines  updated November 2019