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News Advisory & Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority To Host Capital Region Envirothon Competition

April 24, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center will host the annual Capital Region Envirothon Competition on Thursday, April 27, 2006.  The Envirothon is a hands-on, outdoor competition that tests high school students’ knowledge in the subjects of aquatics, soils, forestry, wildlife and a current issue.  Twelve teams representing Schoharie, Schenectady and Albany counties will compete in this year’s event. The winning team will advance to the New York State Competition to be held on May 24-25 at SUNY Oswego.  The New York Power Authority will also co-sponsor the State Envirothon’s environmental education efforts.  

 EVENT:                        Capital Region Envirothon Competition

 DATE:                           Thursday, April 27, 2006

 TIME:                            9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Awards luncheon at 12:30 pm

 WHERE:                       Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
                                      1378 State Route 30
                                      North Blenheim, N.Y. 12131

 FOR MORE INFO:       1-800-724-0309

 

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