Welcome to the IRL Envirothon!
Indian River Lagoon Envirothon
Environmental education through competition and collaboration
Copyright 2010 Indian River Lagoon Envirothon, Inc.
Envirothon is an outdoor competition designed to encourage student interest in natural resource conservation and environmental mangement. It is a field-oriented program in which students, working in teams of five, learn to use critical thinking and communications skills, work as a team, and develop their problem-solving abilities to answer written and oral questions and conduct hands-on investigations in five study areas: aquatic ecology, forestry, soils and land use, wildlife, and a current environmental issue. The IRL competition adds one additional subject area: ecology of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida, one of the most biodiverse estuaries in the continental United States.
On these pages, you will find all the information you need to form a team and prepare to compete in the IRL Envirothon. We encourage the participation of middle and high school students from Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee Counties to participate in this unique and fun educational experience.