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DAHS prepares for envirothon

DuBois Area High School envirothon team is sharpening its environmental skills for the upcoming Clearfield County Envirothon to be held May 2. The Envirothon provides students an opportunity to explore forestry, soils, aquatics, wildlife and a new current topic chosen annually. Before competing at the county level, teams from local schools comprised of five students spend time researching with guidance to develop a greater understanding of the interactions between humans and their environment. The students will test their knowledge under the supervision of environmental professionals including foresters, aquatic and wildlife biologists, and soil scientists. Students are challenged to use teamwork to develop creative solutions to environmental problems.

Shown is Department of Conservation and Natural Resources representative Suzann Rensel who recently provided aquatic invertebrates for student identification. From left, are students Phoebe Robillard, Matt Little, Kobie Lukaschunis, Suzann Rensel, Mackenzie Johnson, Vinnie Lanzoni, Wyatt Vitarelli, and Brianna Weber.