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Webinar: 4H and water--how to empower youth to protect water resources

When Feb 15, 2011
from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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Water Conservation: half-empty or half-full?

Regional Webinar Series

4H and water: how to empower youth to protect water resources

10:30 am ET to 12 pm ET; February 15, 2011

The webinar will present two youth educational programs that have been implemented on regional and national scales: National Junior Master Gardener Program, and the 4-H2O Ambassador Program. The opportunities for extension agents from different states to use the program materials in their counties will be presented. The session will conclude with the question-and-answer session. We are looking forward to your participation in the webinar!

Presenters :

Ashley Osborne, Extension Associate for Environmental and Natural Resource Issues, University of Kentucky (bio);

Randy Seagraves, Curriculum Coordinator, National Junior Master Gardener Program, and Texas AgriLife Extension Program Specialist, Texas A&M University (bio).

Melanie Biersmith, State 4-H Faculty, Georgia Cooperative Extension Service (bio).

Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassadors Program

The Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassador Program addresses key concepts related to watershed education to educate and empower youth and to conserve and protect our water resources. The program is coordinated by Ms. Ashley Osborne, University of Kentucky

Additional Information:

Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassadors Program
4-H2O Ambassadors on YouTube
4-H2O Ambassadors Program – Brochure

Junior Master Gardener Program

Junior Master Gardener (JMG) is an international youth gardening program of the University Extension network. Program's mission is: To grow good kids by igniting a passion for learning, success, and service through a unique gardening education.

Additional Information:

Junior Master Gardener Home
Junior Master Gardener – Curricula
2011 National JMG(R) Specialist Training

Coca-Cola 4-H20 Replenish Project

In late June 2009, Georgia 4-H was named one of four states in the country to receive the Coca-Cola Foundation 4-H20: Replenish Project Grant from National 4-H Council. Georgia has moved forward with its plan to involve ten counties and all five 4-H centers in this statewide water conservation program.
Georgia 4-H Participation (as of June 2010 and counting): 49,313 participants; and 2,303,808 gallons of water saved.

Additional Information:

Georgia 4H: Coca-Cola 4-H20 Replenish Project
National 4-H Council: 4-H2Online
Georgia 4H

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