The first Texas Envirothon took place April 27 and 28, 2001, in Nacogdoches.
- 1st Place: Brazoswood High School
- 2nd Place: Lubbock High School
- 3rd Place: Nacogdoches High School
- Special Award for Traveling the Farthest: Miami High School
|Area of Study||Top Score||School, Team|
|Aquatics||66.7||Lubbock High School|
|Forestry||61.3||Brazoswood High School|
|Soils||52.2||Brazoswood High School
Miami High School
|Wildlife||81.8||Hallsville High School
Nacogdoches High School
|Current Issue||85.7||Brazoswood High School|
|Oral Presentation||161.3||Brazoswood High School
Lubbock High School
- Eastman Chemical Company
- Arthur Temple School of Forestry/Stephen F. Austin State University
- Environmental Institute of Houston/University of Houston-Clear Lake
- Tyler Junior College
- USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Texas Agricultural Extension Service
- Texas Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Texas Forest Service
- Texas Forestry Association
- Camp Powers
- Tucker Center/Forest Resources Institute
- Stephen F. Austin State University
Twelve teams participated in the first competition.
- Brazoswood High School, Freeport
- Buna High School, Buna
- Gilmer High School, Gilmer
- Hallsville High School, Hallsville
- Hull-Daisetta High School, Daisetta
- Longview High School, Longview
- Lubbock High School, Lubbock
- Magnolia High School, Magnolia
- Meridian High School, Meridian
- Miami High School, Miami
- Nacogdoches High School, Nacogdoches
- N. Lamar High School, Paris
Urban Nonpoint Source Pollution-Household/Home Site
- Know the definitions of pollution, point source pollution, and nonpoint source pollution.
- Be able to describe the differences between point source pollution and nonpoint source pollution.
- Identify types of urban nonpoint source pollution (UNPS).
- Be able to cite examples of both point source and nonpoint source pollution.
- Identify major causes of urban nonpoint source pollution.
- Identify the main contaminants of both surface and groundwater.
- Know the definition of a watershed.
- Understand local watersheds impact in the problem.
- Identify the local, state, and federal agencies involved in monitoring and regulating UNPS.
- Explain measures taken to reduce specific types of UNPS.
- Identify what the expression "Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)" represents.
- State the objective of the Clean Water Act.
- State the process by which a pollutant is delivered to a body of water.
- Be able to cite major federal laws/acts concerning both NPS and UNPS
- Compare urban vs. rural NPS pollution
- Recognize the economic impact caused by UNPS
- Understand the impact on natural resources.
Current Issue: Recommended Resources
- What is Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution?
- Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution from Households
- Nonpoint Source: Roads, Highways and Bridges
- A Citizen's Guide to Groundwater Protection
- Cleaner Water Through Conservation
- The Causes of Urban Stormwater Pollution
- The Consequences of Urban Stormwater Pollution
- Urban Pesticides: From Lawn to Stream