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Photo Credit: Deborah Logan

July 24–29, 2016


The 2016

North American

Envirothon

Every year, 500,000 students, teachers and families across North

America take part in the unique learning experience of Envirothon.

The program engages high-school students in learning more about

four main areas of the environment—soils, water, wildlife and forests.

Students learn in the classroom and through interactive workshops

aimed at strengthening scientific knowledge of our natural

ecosystems and helping develop foundational skills needed to pursue

studies and careers in the environmental sciences.

The program supports students in developing:

• A scientific understanding of natural

ecosystems (soils, wildlife, forests, aquatics).

• Each year, the host determines a fifth

subject area that is timely and relevant.

For 2016, the fifth subject area will

be Invasive Species: A Challenge to the

Environment, Economy and Society.

• Practical experience in resource

management practices and technologies.

• The ability to apply scientific knowledge

and creativity in developing innovative

and sustainable solutions to major

environmental challenges.

• Stronger communication, collaboration

and problem solving skills.

North American Envirothon (NAE) partners with

56 provinces and states that coordinate events

in which students receive training in essential

resource management technologies and practices

such as invasive species monitoring, habitat

restoration, water and soil analysis, and forest

management. Students are then tested on their

ability to apply these practices. The 2016 NAE

will bring together the top performing schools

from these regions to compete for the North

American Championship title.

Becoming a Partner

Envirothon is growing tomorrow’s green leaders. As a partner you will

support the delivery of a program that instills in students a greater

understanding of our natural ecosystems and the role that they can play

as champions of sustainability.

In 2016, over 500,000 students, teachers and families will use

Envirothon resources within their classrooms and 500 students will

participate in the 2016 North American Envirothon hosted by Forests

Ontario. In addition to students, hundreds of teachers are engaged in

the program that access online Envirothon resources

Forests Ontario’s social media following includes over 3,500 Likes on

Facebook and 5,500 Twitter followers. In addition, our print and online

newsletters boast a combined readership of 10,000+. As a partner, your

organizations will receive recognition through all of our outreach efforts.


Partnership Opportunities

The NAE presents a range of options for potential partners, all of which offer the opportunity to extend your reach to new audiences.

Below are the partnership levels, followed by a series of add-on partnership opportunities. Interested partners can contact Forests Ontario

to discuss customized packages.

Gold

1 LEFT!

$50,000 (2 available)

Silver

Bronze

1 LEFT! 5 LEFT!

$25,000 (4 available)

$10,000 (10 available)

Opportunity to address students at opening

and closing ceremonies

Write-up/profile in our digital and print newsletters

Mentioned in article featured in education magazines

following North American event

Logo in LookBook—digital compilation of the week’s

events featured online after event

Logo on lanyard

Profiled in 2016 NAE event program

Linked banner ad on the 2016 NAE webpage hosted

on the Ontario Envirothon website

Logo on NAE t-shirt

Logo on downloadable educational resources

Logo in 2016 NAE event program Large Medium Small

Exhibit space at the 2016 NAE for the week

Logo on all signage during event Large Medium Small

Promotion on Forests Ontario’s social media channels

leading up to the 2016 event

Logo in bimonthly e-blasts

Logo in daily newsletter

Invitation to Opening and Closing Ceremonies


Scholarship Sponsor ($35,000)

1 AVAILABLE

The Envirothon program supports students with a strong

interest in the environment to pursue studies and careers in

the field. Members of the top performing teams at the NAE will

receive scholarship funds to support their future endeavours.

• Invited to the NAE closing ceremonies to present

scholarships to top performing students

• Photos will be taken in front of North American Envirothon

banner featuring your logo—opportunity to use these

images in your future collateral

• North American-wide press release featuring sponsor

and recognition as Scholarship Sponsor

• A write-up in Forests Ontario’s digital and print newsletters.

Write-up will acknowledge sponsor and feature a link to

sponsor website

Transportation Sponsor

($10,000)

2 AVAILABLE

Students at the 2016 NAE will travel off-site for workshops

and testing. Throughout the NAE, students will also receive

guided tours of conservation areas and regional forests.

• Your logo will be featured on the side of buses chartered

for the NAE and photos from the tours will be featured on

social media as well as the LookBook which highlights the

events that week

• Exhibit space for the week

Registration Sponsor ($7,500)

1 AVAILABLE

Station Sponsor ($10,000)

5 AVAILABLE

Students will rotate through each of the five stations on

workshop and testing day. These stations are key components

of the program and are photographed frequently throughout

the day.

Get seen! Be first at our Registration desk. The

registration desk is the main point of contact for students,

teachers, visitors and volunteers throughout the week.

• Your logo on registration banner

• Your logo featured all week at Registration/Help Desk

• Exhibit space during registration

Stations include:

- Forests

- Wildlife

- Aquatics

- Soils

- Invasive Species

(2016 Current Issue)

SOLD!

SOLD!

Banquet Sponsor ($7,500)

2 AVAILABLE

• Your logo will appear on signage at the station on

workshop and testing day

• Your logo will be included in event materials throughout

the week

• Exhibit space for the week

The NAE will conclude with a banquet including keynote

speeches from program leaders and an awards ceremony

recognizing the top students of the competition.

• Sponsor will receive recognition at the banquet and logo

will be displayed on signage throughout

• Opportunity to provide promotional material for

distribution among attendees


Lunch Sponsor ($5,000)

4 AVAILABLE

Gain visibility during the lunchtime meals for students

during workshop and testing days.

• Your logo on banners during lunchtime

• Booth space during lunch

• Opportunity to hand out items during lunchtime

Networking Sponsor ($3,000)

2 AVAILABLE

Breaks throughout the NAE will give students the opportunity

to network with one another as well as with program leaders,

which will include scientists, academics, resource managers,

and forestry professionals.

• Recognition in NAE program distributed to attendees,

including students, teachers, and media

• Logo posted on NAE website and on signage at

refreshment sessions

Tote Bag Sponsor ($10,000)

1 AVAILABLE

SOLD!

Give the visitors something to remember you by. Reusable

tote bags help to keep the event green. Tote bags will feature

the sponsor logo in addition to the Forests Ontario logo.

Water bottle sponsor ($10,000)

1 AVAILABLE

SOLD!

Help keep the event green by providing support for reusable

water bottles. Water bottles will feature logo of sponsor and

Forests Ontario logo.

Baseball Cap Sponsor ($15,000)

SOLD!

1 AVAILABLE

Keep the attendees sun safe by supporting us in providing

hats to all attendees. Baseball cap given to all attendees with

sponsor and Forests Ontario logo.

Activity Sponsor ($5,000)

4 AVAILABLE

Your company will be front and centre during a fun evening

activity that gives students an opportunity to sit back and

relax after spending the day being tested.

• Your logo on banners at the event

• Mentioned during the opening remarks of the fun event

• Booth to hand out items during evening event

Map Sponsor ($5,000)

1 AVAILABLE

Every attendee will be provided a map of the campus

highlighting the important areas to be used throughout

the week. Campus and event maps will be branded

with sponsor logo.


144 Front St. West, Suite 700,

Toronto, ON M5J 2L7

1.877.646.1193

www.forestsontario.ca

envirothon@forestsontario.ca

Photo Credit: Deborah Logan

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