Events

4-H TOP satisfies federal law for operation of 20 PTO HP or greater tractors, by 14-15 year olds employed on property not owned/leased or operated by parent/legal guardian.

MEECS new Climate Change unit was developed to bring issues of climate change and Great Lakes sustainability to teachers and students.

The OAC camping workshop will take place February 13-15 at Pigeon River State Forest near Vanderbilt, Michigan.

48th Annual Farmer's Day.

Clare and Gladwin County 4-H families are invited to meet at the hill for a fun time!

Join Upper Peninsula's 4-H Programs in Marquette County for downhill skiing, luge runs, fun activities and delicious food!

Explore how to infuse environmental education in your lessons & activities with youth. You will leave with skills & resources to help youth make our world a better place!

Explore how to infuse environmental education into your lessons & activities with youth. You will leave with skills to help youth make our world a better place!

Explore how to infuse environmental education into your lessons & activities with youth. You will leave with skills to help youth make our world a better place!

Explore how to infuse environmental education into your lessons & activities with youth. You will leave with skills to help youth make our world a better place!

Environmental & Outdoor Education

Aquatic ExplorationLove spending time outdoors?

Journey through field, forest, wetlands and urban areas to discover the wonders and mysteries of Michigan’s natural environment. Through 4-H environmental and outdoor education projects you will learn about the interconnection of people and nature. You’ll also develop respect and appreciation for and a sense of stewardship toward our natural resources. Enjoy time outdoors and develop an understanding and appreciation of the environment through three core theme areas:

  • Basic science and ecology
  • Interrelationships and impacts
  • Health, wellness and positive outdoor experiences

The following 4-H EOE project areas incorporate these themes into their learning activities:

Awards, Contests, Grants & Career Preparation Opportunities

Opportunities related to 4-H Environmental and Outdoor Education abound! For more information check 4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education Awards, Contests, Grants & Career Preparation Opportunities listing for 2014.

Contact

For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:

Nick Baumgart, Extension Educator
Environmental & Outdoor Education & Shooting Sports
Michigan State University Extension
527 Stephenson St.
Norway, MI 49870
Phone:  906-774-0363
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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