4-H at Brooker Creek Saturday October 13 at 1:00

October 13- OPEN HOUSE: Join us for a special introduction to this Pinellas County 4-H series! Program includes: How Wood You Like That? – Get to know some of the common trees of Brooker Creek, and how wood is “made.” From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sample activities include:

Activity 1: Leaf and Bark rubbing

Activity 2: Identification of the leaf that was rubbed

Activity 3: Age of several Tree Cookies

Activity 4: Drawing Your Own Life as a Tree Cookie

Free registration for the Open House is available here.We look forward to seeing you there!

Come learn what the Florida 4-H Forestry program has to offer! First there is the Brooker Creek Explorers 4-H Club. Youth from ages 5 – 18 can join this club to learn about the natural Florida spaces we all enjoy. Each member will receive a 4-H project book and attend meetings held twice a month. Come to the open house for more registration details and activities!

Florida Forest Ecology Event – In addition, 4-H members ages 8 – 18 can join the 4-H Forest Ecology Team and learn about Florida forests. The topics cover forestry ecosystems, tree and plant I.D., wildlife, forestry pests, and orienteering. There will be a statewide 4-H Florida Forest Ecology Event in Gainesville during the spring. See sample activities and resources at the open house!

If you are interested in joining either opportunity or both please contact Lara Miller at lmiller@pinellascounty.org.

Posted: October 11, 2012

Category: 4-H & Youth

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