The Thurston Conservation District hosts the South Puget Sound Regional Envirothon competition annually in May. Teams of students from schools and clubs throughout a six county region come to compete in a variety of natural resource fields: aquatics, fish and wildlife, forestry, soils and give an oral presentation on that year’s current environmental issue. Winners from this competition advance to the Washington State Envirothon, which rotates throughout Washington, and eventually to the Canon Envirothon, spanning all of North America!

Teams from Grays Harbor, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce and Thurston counties are eligible to compete in this regional event. Other regional competitions take place all across the state – to find out which regional your team is eligible for, visit: Washington Envirothon

To register your team or find out more information about the South Puget Sound Regional Envirothon, contact:

Sarah Moorehead
Agricultural Outreach Specialist
Thurston Conservation District
p. (360) 754–3588, ext. 136
f.  (360) 236 –0941


Melissa Sanchez
AmeriCorps Environmental Stewardship & Outreach Coordinator
Thurston Conservation District
p. (360) 754-3588, ext. 105
f.  (360) 236-0941

2015 Winning Teams

Grays Harbor County – Aberdeen High School

Pierce County – Tacoma Science and Math Institute

Thurston County – North Thurston High School


envirothonsupportingphoto2015 Sponsors

Port Blakely Tree Farms, LP

Meconi’s Italian Subs

Earth Friendly Products

Intercity Transit

Pierce Conservation District



And we couldn’t forget our outstanding volunteers!

Sadie Gilliom

Phoebe Tyson

Trinity Davis

Kaylee Moser

Michelle Pena-Ortiz

Annie McElroy

Suzannah Klanieki

Jayme Gordon

Sam Wells

Everyone at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge!