New 4-H Program for youth interested in the Environment February 21st, 10am-3pm
Seeking 10 youth, ages 9 and up, to become Oneida County 4-H Ambassadors. Participating youth will attend a special workshop on the Emerald Ash Borer, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid and other invasive species presented by Sally Whisler from the Department of Natural Resource at Cornell on February 21st. The attending youth will learn the most current up to date information about these invasive species. 4-H Members participating in this workshop are expected to share the information they learned with the public. This can be accomplished by presenting to:
- fellow classmates in school
- other youth groups
- camping clubs,
- church groups......
Ambassadors will be provided with pamphlets and the supplies necessary to share information.
Youth participating in this program agree to:
- Share the information learned with at least 30 other people
- Must put together a display board about invasive species to show at the Boonville Fair (You can use this display when you do your education talks with the public)
- Do one other insect related display for the Boonville Fair ( BUILD A BUG!!!)
Start your very own Insect Collection
Toby Mansfield will show you the methods used to preserve and mount Butterflies and Moths. Participants will be able to take home several specimens to start their very own collection.
To register call Lynette, 736-3394 x105