2001 Texas Envirothon

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
  • Hosts
      • Camp Powers
      • Tucker Center/Forest Resources Institute
      • Stephen F. Austin State University
Participating Schools

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

Press ReleaseFinal Scores


Learning Objectives

Urban Nonpoint Source Pollution-Household/Home Site

  1. Know the definitions of pollution, point source pollution, and nonpoint source pollution.
  2. Be able to describe the differences between point source pollution and nonpoint source pollution.
  3. Identify types of urban nonpoint source pollution (UNPS).
  4. Be able to cite examples of both point source and nonpoint source pollution.
  5. Identify major causes of urban nonpoint source pollution.
  6. Identify the main contaminants of both surface and groundwater.
  7. Know the definition of a watershed.
  8. Understand local watersheds impact in the problem.
  9. Identify the local, state, and federal agencies involved in monitoring and regulating UNPS.
  10. Explain measures taken to reduce specific types of UNPS.
  11. Identify what the expression "Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)" represents.
  12. State the objective of the Clean Water Act.
  13. State the process by which a pollutant is delivered to a body of water.
  14. Be able to cite major federal laws/acts concerning both NPS and UNPS
  15. Compare urban vs. rural NPS pollution
  16. Recognize the economic impact caused by UNPS
  17. Understand the impact on natural resources.

Current Issue for 2001: Urban Nonpoint Source Pollution-Household/Home Site


  • Texas Envirothon

    Phone: 281-283-3045
    Email: reistle@uhcl.edu

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