4-H Forestry and Wildlife Teams Excel in National Competitions
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Summer 2018 was incredibly successful for North Carolina’s 4-H teams competing in national contests for forestry and wildlife; with NC teams placing second and fourth, respectively.
Fifteen states converged at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Conference Center near Weston, West Virginia, for 39th Annual National Forestry Invitational at the end of July. Events included tree identification, tree measurement, compass and pacing, insect and disease identification, topographic map use, forest evaluation, forestry bowl, and a written forestry exam. The North Carolina team, all from Forsyth County, placed second in the nation. Team members Addy Knepp placed second overall, and Suzanne Tyler placed fourth overall. Team members also received perfect scores in Forest Health (Jane Tyler), and Compass and Pacing and Tree Measurement (Addy Knepp) portions of the contest. This was the highest placing for a North Carolina team at the Forestry Invitational in history. the team was coached by Lily Knepp and Carla Arrowood.
Eighteen states were represented at the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest held at the Schoodic Institute in Acadia National Park in Maine. The national WHEP contest was held just a week prior to the forestry contest. Events include the wildlife challenge, wildlife management practices, written wildlife management plan, and the oral defense of the written plan. The North Carolina team, based in Union and Stanly counties, placed fourth overall. The team was coached by Felicia Martin.
To be selected to represent North Carolina at the national Forestry Invitational or the national WHEP Contest, teams must first compete at the state level contests, hosted by NC State University Extension Forestry, and have the highest score in the senior division. 4-Hers can only attend the national contest once, allowing many to share the experience of learning about a new environment and meeting 4-H members from across the country. If you are interested in learning more about either of these contests or how to sponsor 2019 teams, please contact Renee Strnad at firstname.lastname@example.org.