A group of Utah high school teachers met at Thanksgiving Point on November 15 for Utah Envirothon intensive training. The day began with a presentation by NRCS soil scientist, Ray Grow, followed by Trent Bristol, Utah Fires & State Lands. Trent led the group outside to practice using a clinometer and Biltmore stick after explaining the art of tree identification. After a short lunch Casey Burns, NRCS Wildlife Biologist, shared an intersting presentation about wildlife and their habitat in agricultural situations. Nancy Mesner, USU Water Quality Specialist wrapped up the workshop with water testing and quality. Ron Hellstern and Loralie finishing the day-long workshop with information on the current environmental issue and presentations.
Special thanks to the Utah Envirothon committee and resource professionals who share their expertise with Utah high school teachers and students. Also, to Thanksgiving Point for use of their facility and grounds.