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April 20 Envirothon NB Team Training Workshop – Aquatics / Soils and Land Use

Join Us for the Envirothon NB Team Training Workshop at UNB Fredericton Forestry Building!

Are you ready to dive deeper into the world of environmental science and prepare for the Envirothon NB competition? Mark your calendars for April 20th and join us at the UNB Fredericton Forestry Building from 10am to 3:30pm for an immersive training workshop designed to sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge.

Date & Time: April 20th, 10:00am – 3:30pm
Location: UNB Fredericton Forestry Building

At this workshop, we’ll be focusing on two crucial topics: Soils and Land Use, as well as Geology and Aquatic Ecology. Through hands-on activities and interactive sessions, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of these key concepts, empowering you to excel in the upcoming Envirothon NB competition.

But that’s not all! We’ve also arranged for topic specialists to be available for Q&A sessions. This is your chance to clarify any doubts, ask burning questions, and fine-tune your understanding with expert guidance.

Event Details:

  • Date: April 20th
  • Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
  • Location: UNB Fredericton Forestry Building
  • Topics Covered: Soils and Land Use, Geology and Aquatic Ecology
  • Format: Hands-on activities, interactive sessions, Q&A with topic specialists

Please Note: Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch. This will be a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow participants, exchange ideas, and fuel up for an exciting day of learning.

Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your Envirothon NB preparation and elevate your environmental science knowledge. Save the date and get ready for an enriching experience!

For any inquiries or to RSVP, please contact Becky Geneau at

We look forward to seeing you there!

Envirothon NB Steering Committee

Envirothon NB Workshop: Ignite Your Passion for Sustainability on March 16!

Brace yourselves for an electrifying day of exploration at the upcoming Envirothon NB Workshop, set for March 16 from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Envirothon NB Teams, get ready to soar to new heights of understanding as we unravel the exciting theme of “Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future.” The Enviro-verse awaits!

What to Expect:

1. Knowledge Booster:

  • Renewable Energy Revelations: Uncover the secrets behind renewable energy and its role in shaping a sustainable future.
  • Wildlife Extravaganza: Embark on hands-on activities exploring the fascinating world of wildlife, from birds to small mammals.

2. Envirothon Essentials:

  • Scenario Showdown: Get a grip on the scenario that’ll be your presentation in the upcoming competition.
  • Q&A Bonanza: Fire away with your burning questions and get ready for enlightening answers from our expert facilitators.

3. Skills Supercharge:

  • Oral Presentation Pro Tips: Level up your communication game with expert tips for delivering presentations that pack a punch.
  • Judging Criteria Safari: Navigate through the criteria that’ll shape your success in the oral presentation.
  • ID Detective: Gain insights on how to identify wildlife species big and small.

4. RSVP Details:

  • When: March 16, 10 am – 3:30 pm
  • RSVP by: March 14
  • How: Secure your spot by sending an email to!

This workshop is not just an event; it’s your ticket to an exhilarating journey of knowledge, skill refinement, and connecting with fellow eco-enthusiasts. Don’t let this chance slip away to prep yourself for triumph in the upcoming Envirothon NB competition.

Ready to embark into the Enviro-verse ? RSVP now and get set for a day of excitement! Let’s create waves of positive change together! #EnvirothonNB #SustainableFuture #Widlife #RenewableEnergy #WorkshopReady

Feb 17 – Envirothon NB Workshop: Exploring Forestry and Renewable Energy

Envirothon NB Workshop: Exploring Forestry and Renewable Energy

Students and Teachers! Join us for an immersive and educational workshop that delves into the realms of Forestry and Renewable Energy at the stunning Mapleton Park Lodge in Moncton. This skill-building opportunity promises a day filled with hands-on activities, expert insights, and a design challenge that will put your problem-solving skills to the test.

Date & Time:
February 17, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Mapleton Park Lodge, Moncton – Bring your own lunch.


  • Forestry Exploration:
  • Identify various tree species
  • Understand forest management techniques
  • Gain insights into measurement and health assessment
  • Renewable Energy Focus:
  • Engage in a design challenge to build a working wind turbine
  • Learn from industry experts in the field of renewable energy

Hands-On Activities:
Prepare for both outdoor and indoor activities that will deepen your understanding of the environment, forestry, and sustainable energy practices.

Secure your spot by February 15. Contact to confirm your attendance.

Additional Resources:
Enhance your preparation for Envirothon NB by exploring online videos covering topics such as Forest Management, Measurement, Health, and Tree Identification. These resources will provide valuable insights to help your team excel in the competition. Virtual Workshops

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with experts, build essential skills, and contribute to a sustainable future. We look forward to seeing you on February 17th for a day of discovery and learning!

Sussex Sawmill and Innovation Lab Tour Opportunity – High School Students – Dec 16, 2023

Envirothon NB teams and all NB High school students passionate about the environment and intrigued by our forest sector, don’t miss the “Seed to Shelf” tour!

When: Saturday, December 16th, 2023

Time: 10 am – 3 pm

Lunch is provided. Please indicate any dietary restrictions when you contact us to secure your spot.

Presented by Envirothon NB in collaboration with Irving Woodlands, this event offers an exclusive peek behind the scenes at the Sussex Sawmill and Innovation Lab.

Delve into the remarkable supply chain that transforms natural resources into everyday home products!

Limited spaces available.

Reserve your spot by contacting before December 8th, 2023.

Discover the journey from seed to shelves firsthand!

Students are on their own to find transportation to the Innovation Lab in Sussex, NB. You do not need to be registered with Envirothon NB to attend.

Envirothon NB Special Event – “Exploring Green Careers” Feb 18, 2023

Feb 18 – Exploring Green Careers (This is open to students, teachers, and public interested in learning more about careers in natural resources and environment, they do not need to participate in Envirothon NB to attend)

We’re excited to announce our upcoming “Exploring Green Careers” special event happening on February 18, 2023 at Resurgo in Moncton, NB from 10am-4pm. This is a great opportunity for students and teachers to learn about the various career options available in the fields of Soils and Land Use/Geology, Aquatics, Forestry, Wildlife and Climate Change Adaptation.

At the event, you will have the chance to participate in hands-on activities and get up-close with the equipment and tools that exhibitors use from different organizations in these fields. You will be able to learn about their career pathways and gain valuable insights into what it takes to succeed in these careers.

Don’t miss out on this inspiring opportunity to learn more about the world of green careers. We hope to see you there!

Register today to attend! This is a FREE event, with lunch included, co-hosted by The Gaia Project and Science East’s Envirothon NB program as part of EECOM 2023! 

If you are registered to attend EECOM 2023, you will have priority registration for this event!

Interested in EECOM but can’t attend the full conference? This in-person workshop is free to attend. Plus, EECOM members get perks all throughout the year! Learn more HERE

For more information, contact

Call for Volunteers – International NCF-Envirothon 2023 hosted by New Brunswick in July!

About NCF-Envirothon

New Brunswick is proud to be hosting the International NCF-Envirothon competition during July 23-29, 2023 at Mount Allison University!

Each year, over 25,000 high school students across the United States, Canada, and China embark on a journey to find creative solutions to this critical question through the NCF-Envirothon!

The Envirothon is an international environmental and natural resource problem-solving competition that builds leadership experience for high school students (grades 9-12 or ages 14-19). Incorporating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) principles, experiential learning and hands-on outdoor field experiences, the Envirothon program encourages students to expand their knowledge and explore environmental education and natural resource conservation in the areas of Aquatic Ecology, Forestry, Soils and Land Use, Wildlife and Current Environmental Issues.

Emphasizing hands-on learning and real-world application of concepts, Envirothon students can be found getting their hands dirty in a soil pit, measuring the basal area of a forest, collecting macroinvertebrates in a stream to determine water quality, identifying wildlife tracks and/or signs and many other skills and activities used by environmental and natural resource conservation professionals. Students learn directly from these environmental and natural resource professionals, introducing the students to a wide array of higher academic study and careers in the environment, natural resources and conservation.

Interested in volunteering, complete the registration form to get started!

For more information contact

Middle & High School Teacher Info Sessions – Sept 20 and 21, 2022

Calling all middle and high school teachers!

Envirothon NB will be hosting two information sessions to introduce the program to teachers and announce what’s new in 2022-23. It’s a big year with the return of the in-person competition May 7 & 8, 2023 at Mount Allison University. The Provincial Steering Committee and Science East Science Centre is pleased to offer activities, field trip opportunities, career information, and resources to support your Envirothon or Science club’s interests. These resources support the new EECD science curriculum and climate change framework in New Brunswick.

Please RSVP by completing this registration form to receive the Info Session link.

Register Here

Contact Becky Geneau for more information.

Waste to Resources Envirothon NB CEI 2022 Presentation – April 6 @ 4pm

Envirothon NB Virtual Workshop 2022 Current Environmental Issue: Waste to Resources held April 6, 2022

4:00 – 5:00 pm (English)

Presented by:
Envirothon NB Steering Committee: Troy Lyons – Dept. Environment and Local Government

Science East’s Envirothon NB program is pleased to offer an informative Presentation to give some focus to the 2022 Envirothon NB theme of Waste to Resources on April 6 from 4-5pm.

For more information, contact: Envirothon NB Program Coordinator, Becky Geneau.

Workshop will be recorded.

2022 Envirothon NB Scenario will be sent to registered teams after the presentation.

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the presentation at 4pm April 6, 2022.

Microplastics, a Macro-Problem! Aquatics Virtual Presentation – March 3, 2022 @4pm AT

Microplastics! A Macro-Problem Virtual Workshop held March 3, 2022

4:00 – 5:00 pm (English)

Topic: Microplastics: A Macro-Problem!

Presented by:
Envirothon NB Steering Committee: Brittany Cormier – Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance and Kelli-Nicole Croucher – Dept. Environment and Local Government

Science East’s Envirothon NB program is pleased to offer an Aquatics Virtual Presentation on March 3 from 4-5pm.

To participate, contact: Envirothon NB Program Coordinator, Becky Geneau.

Workshop will be recorded.

Ateliers virtuels Envirothon NB

3 mars 2022


Sujet: Les Microplastiques, un gros problème !

Présenté par: Brittany Cormier, Alliance du Bassin Versant Petitcodiac et Kelli-Nicole Croucher, Département de l’Environnement et des Gouvernements Locaux

Science East est fier de vous offrir gratuitement cette présentation aquatique virtuelle le 3 mars 2022 de 16:00 à 17:00 dans le cadre du programme Envirothon NB.

Recommandé pour les élèves de la 6e à la 12e année. Pour les enseignants et éducateurs en science environnementale et géographie physique, ainsi que pour les élèves intéressés par la compétition Envirothon NB.

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter Becky Geneau