If you are looking for a way to get the kids outside, Michigan State University Extension has a ton of 4-H environmental and outdoor educational events to take part in.
Upcoming Program Dates and Topics:
· Feb. 9, 2021: "All About Honey Bees: Working with a Superorganism,” Ana Heck, MSU Apicultural Educator.
· Mar. 9, 2021: “Searching for Vernal Pools, Nature’s Disappearing Act,” Yu Man Lee, Conservation Scientist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory
· Apr. 13, 2021: “Researching Wildfire in Boreal and Arctic Regions,” Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Senior Research Scientist/ Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University: Michigan Tech Research Institute
· May 11, 2021: Stay tuned to see what exciting research we will be investigating!
Meetings will be held over the free app called Zoom. Link/password for the meeting will be emailed about a week prior to each presentation. Register once and receive monthly emails directly related to this program for the duration of the event, through May 2021.
We spoke with 4-H program coordinator Veronica Bolhuis about the opportunities on offer.