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4-H'ers Recognized for Healthy Living and Agriculture

Elisabeth Watkins, 2019 Youth in Action Winner in Healthy Living

The National 4-H Council has named Elisabeth Watkins from San Joaquin County the winner of the 2019 4-H Youth in Action Award for Healthy Living. She will receive a $5,000 scholarship for higher education and will serve as an advocate and spokesperson for 4-H Healthy Living programming. The two finalists for Agriculture...

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 4:08 PM

How 4-H'ers can help with disaster relief

Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California Noah Berger/AP

The past few years California and the nation have faced devastating natural disasters. When we see images of devastation and loss on the news and Internet our first instinct is to mobilize, organize, and help those that are in need.   In the past week California has been hit hard again with wildfires in...

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 4:45 PM
  • Author: Jenna Colburn

Take a time-in at the Mindfulness Retreat

Group yoga on the beach

We asked teens who attended last year's 2017 Mindfulness Retreat: "What were the highlights of the Mindfulness Retreat for you? What did you learn from the retreat that would be useful for teens?" Jada: The mindfulness retreat was refreshing for me to be able to worry about nothing but the present. I loved the morning...

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:01 PM
  • Author: Jada Ho
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  • Editor: Suzanne Morikawa

Siskiyou County Hi 4-H helps animal owners prepare for fire season

Siskiyou County Hi 4-H members presenting at Cal Focus

Siskiyou County is one of California's most rural counties. Forest fires and other natural disasters are often a concern for our communities. Many of our residents own pets and livestock, but we lack the agency resources to help with pet/livestock emergency evacuation. With fire season already starting, Siskiyou County's...

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 4:56 PM
  • Author: Emily Jackson

New Promotional Ad Contest at State Field Day

Let's create some new advertising images!

Do you have a phone? Do you love to draw, paint, or capture moments with cameras or other electronic devices? More importantly, do you love 4-H? Help promote 4-H by designing a promotional advertisement that can be used on websites, social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) and also in print. Advertising is how a...

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:13 AM
  • Author: Kate Lyn Sutherland

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