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SDSU Natural Resource Camp July 10-14, 2017

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Youth Development, Agronomy, Land, Water & Wildlife

BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management will host the 2017 Natural Resource Camp at the Oak Lake Field Station in Astoria, SD, on July 10-14. Students have the opportunity to gain exposure to the world of natural resources through hands-on experiences in natural resource ecology and management. 

Ice Activities Begin with the Right Thickness

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Youth Development

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Each year in South Dakota, tragic accidents involve people breaking through ice on rivers, streams, ponds and lakes. Ice thickness can be very variable, and can be effected by snow cover, vegetation and water movement. Ice anglers and others using ice surfaces for their outdoor recreation need to take personal responsibility for their safety when venturing onto the ice.

4-H Fosters Teens Interest in Writing

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, South Dakota 4-H, Youth Development

BROOKINGS, S.D. - As a seven-year 4-H member, Danika Gordon of Sturgis, has gained many skills - public speaking, photography, judging horticulture and showing meat goats among them. But many people may also be surprised to learn that her involvement in 4-H also fostered the fourteen year-olds interest in writing, and as a result, to date she has authored three children's books.