News Advisory and Photo
Opportunity: Northern Adirondack
May 9, 2007
The Northern Adirondack Regional Envirothon will be
held on Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m. at Paul Smith’s College. The
event is sponsored by the New York Power Authority; the St.
Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton and Essex County Soil and Water
Conservation Districts; and Paul Smith’s College.
The Envirothon is a competition that tests high
school students’ knowledge of aquatics, soils, forestry, wildlife,
and a current natural resource issue. This year’s issue is
“Alternative and Renewable Energy.”
There will be ample opportunities for photos as
students from St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton and Essex County high
schools compete to represent the area at the state competition, May
23 and 24 at the State University of New York College at Cobleskill.
The winning team from New York State will compete in the 20th Annual
Canon Envirothon Championship, July 29 through Aug. 4 at Hobart and
William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y.
EVENT: Northern Adirondack
DATE: Thursday, May 10
TIME: 10 a.m
WHERE: Paul Smith’s College, Routes 86 and 30, Paul Smiths,
N.Y., (518) 327-6227
CONTACT: Jill Chamberlain, New York Power
Authority, (315) 764-0226, ext. 300
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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