(left to right) Evan Whaite, 16, Hecktor Roman, 19, Jack Lema, 18, Megan Horbison, 17, and Emily Shipman, 18 all of Allen High School go into the soil pit to research answers to questions on soil. The Lehigh County Conservation District and the Wildlands Conservancy hosts the 24th Annual Lehigh County High School Envirothon on Tuesday, May 1st at the Pool Wildlife Sanctuary in Emmaus. The Envirothon is a competitive environmental education program conducted at the local, state, and national levels for high school students. One winner from the 15 local teams will go on to compete at the State Envirothon on May 22-23 at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, with the state winner going to the national event. This year¿s Current Environmental Issue topic is: ¿Going Green with LID Technology to reduce NPS Pollution¿ (Low Impact Development/Non-point Source Pollution.) The teams rotate through five testing stations then take a written test at each station and the highest total score of the five tests will determine the winning team.
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