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Texas Envirothon Teacher Workshop

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Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future

Are you training a team to compete in the 2024 Envirothon? Are you interested in renewable energy and how individuals can affect change in their communities? This workshop is an opportunity for team advisers, teachers, informal educators, and community members to participate in specialized training and get answers about the current issue, Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future.

February 10, 2024

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WATCH: Welcome to Envirothon & Questions
Rowena McDermid, EE Assistant, and Wendy Reistle, Texas Envirothon Coordinator, UHCL Environmental Institute of Houston

WATCH: Soil Health & Renewable Energy* for a Sustainable Future
Dennis Brezina, State Soil Health Specialist – Temple

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WATCH: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Food Systems
Dr. Kathleen Garland, Senior Lecturer, College of Business, UHCL


WATCH: Exploring Solar Energy & Virtual Tour of The NEED Project
Melanie Harper, Program Associate, The NEED Project

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WATCH: Understanding and Resolving Wind Energy and Wildlife Interactions
Dr. Cris Hein, Senior Project Leader, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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WATCH: Getting Honest About the Human Predicament
Art Berman, Director and Geological Consultant, Labyrinth Consulting Services

Questions? Contact Wendy Reistle at or 281-283-3045.


  • Texas Envirothon

    Phone: 281-283-3045

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002