Unplugging in the wild is a breath of fresh air. Have you ever spent time paddling a wilderness trail, exploring the depths of the swamps, rivers, and marshes? A silence from our busy lives becomes supplanted with a harmony ... READ MORE
As we watch trees transition from their chlorophyll-filled green leaves, xanthophyll, carotenoids, and anthocyanins emerge. These are the chemicals responsible for the colors of fall. Photosynthesis decreases as a result of waning ... READ MORE
In the Vines of Mistaken Identify, we're exploring the different types of vines commonly called "invasive" around Nassau County. Rather, in fact, these vines are not invasive and many of them are native too, which provides amazing benefits to ... READ MORE
The end of July also signals the end of our traditional programmatic 4-H year. To celebrate a year’s worth of learning, growth, friendship, challenges, and successes we host an annual banquet. This night is special for all of our members, ... READ MORE
Nassau county senior 4-H members Emma Nostrem and Garrett Bennett attended the Florida State Fair in Tampa, which was held in February. Emma and Garrett represented Nassau County and the 4-H program by competing in the goat and poultry shows ... READ MORE
Here in Nassau County our annual County Events is a big deal and happens in March. We know that the name "County Events" isn't the most helpful when understanding what this key 4-H event is, so we hope this will answer your questions!
County ... READ MORE
This is probably one of our most asked questions, especially by families first wanting to join 4-H.
The fair is an important aspect for many of our 4-H members and we strongly believe in the lessons learned from the barn. However, the process ... READ MORE
This time of year we like to pause and recognize our many hard-working 4-H youth, volunteers, and leaders.
If you weren't able to attend this year's very special banquet, here's a recap of the events and awards!
This Year's Theme was ... READ MORE
Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE