Exploring the Envirothon Connecting students to the environment
Story and photos by Joseph L. Murphy, ISA member communications manager
Okay, here’s a test for you. What is Limnology? What is the state criterion for dissolved oxygen in Iowa’s warm water streams? What is thermocline? What is the Parent Material for Sharpsburg soils?
Are you stumped?
A group of high school students from across Iowa correctly answered those questions and many others from aquatic, current issues, forestry, soils and wildlife categories during the 2016 Envirothon held at Spring Brook State Park near Guthrie Center.