2022 Envirothon – The “Thunderpumpers” Team of Pleasant Valley High School Monroe County Envirothon Winners
2022 High School Envirothon Winners 2022 Envirothon Winner: “Thunderpumpers” of Pleasant Valley High School Second Place: “Soggy Owls” of Pleasant Valley High School Third Place: “Sassyfrases” of Pleasant Valley High School
The Thunderpumpers placed in all five stations: Current Issue (Waste to Resources), Aquatics, Wildlife, Forestry and Soil
About the Monroe County High School Envirothon Competition Local high schools participate annually in a competition to test their knowledge of the environment. This exposure to nature and seeing how humans impact the natural world provide invaluable lessons for understanding ecosystems and our environment.
Testing stations are Aquatics, Soils, Forestry, and Wildlife plus a current issue which changes each year. Participating High Schools are from East Stroudsburg , Evergreen Community Charter School, Pleasant Valley High School, Pocono Mountain East High School, Pocono Mountain West High School and Stroudsburg High School. Tests are given by cooperating agencies including the PA Game Commission, PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the PA Fish and Boat Commission, Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Monroe County Conservation District Staff.
It is a highly competitive event that requires many volunteers and MCCD staff. The winning team moves on to the state competition to compete with other county envirothon winners. Monroe County is always well represented at the state level. Check out http://www.envirothonpa.org/ for more information.
2022 Junior Envirothon Winners 5th & 6th Grade Junior Envirothon Winner: The Maple Leaves of Clear Run Intermediate School 5th & 6th Grade Second Place: The Elkwood Elves of Clear Run Intermediate School 5th & 6th Grade Third place: The Water Worms of Clear Run Intermediate School
7th and 8th GradeJunior Envirothon Winner: The Sassy Squirrels of Pleasant Valley Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Second Place: The Oily Oaks of Pocono Mountain West Junior High School 7th and 8th Grade Third Place: The Shagbark Dogs of Pocono Mountain West Junior High School