The Envirothon program is a competitive event for five member high school and middle school teams to compete in a natural resources knowledge and ecology field day against other high school and middle school teams. It stimulates, reinforces, and enhances students' interest in the environment and our state's natural resources. Resource subject areas are: Soils/Land Use, Forestry, Wildlife, Aquatic Ecology, and Current Environmental Issues.
The Coastal Envirothon is a one-day competition hosted by Areas 5 and 6 of the North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. (Areas 5 and 6 include local Soil and Water Conservation District offices in 28 coastal counties). The middle school competition will run simultaneously with the high school competition.The competition is limited to 35 middle school teams and 35 high school teams.