Four East Butler Public Schools students tested their natural resources knowledge during the Central Region Nebraska Envirothon contest held March 1 at Central Community College-Columbus.

Hosted by the Lower Loup and Central Platte Natural Resources Districts, the event tested students in the areas of soils, aquatics, forestry, policy, range and wildlife. Envirothon is a national event for which competitions are conducted in almost every state in the country, as well as China and Canada. Nationals were held virtually in Nebraska last year. The natural resources districts in Nebraska sponsor the state contests… Continue Reading