New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher announced the winners of the statewide competition on Saturday, May 3 at the New Jersey School of Conservation of Montclair State University in Branchville.
The teams competed on knowledge of natural resources-related topics, including soils, forestry, aquatics, wildlife ecology and a current environmental issue. This year’s theme was “Sustainable Local Agriculture/Locally Grown.”
Last year, High Tech High School placed third in the competition. The winning school for the fifth year in a row was Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences (MATES) in Manahawkin. -- Art Schwartz