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4-H Tuesday News

September 8, 2009
WSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program

In this issue. . .

  • Western Washington 4-H Shooting Sports Training
  • Evaluation Based Program Development Workshop October 6-8, 2009
  • Western Regional 4-H Leader's Forum 2010 - Article and Logo
  • K-12 Water Grants
  • US EPA/NCER Grant for student pollution prevention

 

Western Washington 4-H Shooting Sports Training
--Janet Schmidt

Registrations is open for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training in Mt. Vernon at Silver Arrow Bowmen taking place Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, 2009.  This training is hosted by Snohomish and Skagit Counties and will feature the archery discipline or rifle discipline. Contact Marilyn Segle at 425-357-6044 or mander@wsu.edu   for more information.

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Evaluation Based Program Development Workshop October 6-8, 2009
--Mary Katherine Deen

Need more training in program planning and evaluation?  Don't we all?!  As part of the WSUE Essential Skills Training series consider attending the Evaluation Based Program Development Workshop October 6-8, 2009 at the Expo Center at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Lacey, WA.  This training is essential for all program educators in 4-H and Extension.      

“Measure Your Success, Share Your Impact” will focus on skills for Extension professional who need to build skills in the program development, evaluation and impact reporting. The workshops will include active learning, practical application and practice in developing evaluation tools to measure impact.   

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Western Regional 4-H Leader's Forum 2010 - Article and Logo
--Submitted by Pat BoyEs

The registration site is open for the Western Regional 4-H Leader's Forum 2010! Please help us to advertise this regional 4-H event occurring March 11-14, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The website address is http://aces.nmsu.edu/4h/ and then click on “Details” under the Western Regional 4-H Leader's Forum 2010 logo or you may go directly to the Western Regional 4-H Leader's Forum 2010 homepage at http://aces.nmsu.edu/4h/wrlf2010/.

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K-12 Water Grants
--Submitted by Pat BoyEs

NOAA B-WET provides grants in support of locally relevant experiential learning through meaningful watershed educational experiences in the K-12 environment. Funded projects will provide meaningful watershed educational experiences for students and related professional development for teachers in support of regional education and environmental priorities. Competitions for 2010 funding are now open in California, Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Hawai'i, New England, and the Pacific Northwest. Please see the funding opportunity for your region for more specific information.

For more information about these funding opportunities and resources for applicants click   http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/BWET/BWET_funding.html.


US EPA/NCER Grant for student pollution prevention
--Submitted by Pat BoyEs

Title: 7th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability

Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2010/2010_p3.html

Open Date: 08/27/2009 Close Date: 01/04/2010

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3 Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Awards program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of economic prosperity, protection of the planet, and improved quality of life for its people-- people, prosperity, and the planet the three pillars of sustainability. The EPA offers the P3 competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the world while moving towards the goal of sustainability.


 

Just a Reminder!

When you have new Extension staff that will be working in some capacity with 4-H, please let Nancy in the State 4-H Office know. They will be added to mailing lists, added to the 4-H Talk list serve, sent a 4-H Welcome Packet, and be assigned a state 4-H staff person as a point of contact, as appropriate. 4-H News is sent via the 4-H Talk list serve each week. Archived copies of previous weeks “Tuesday 4-H News” are available on the 4-H web site: http://4h.wsu.edu/. Please send submissions by Friday of each week to Tiffany Boswell, State 4-H Office, tiffany_boswell@wsu.edu. Detailed event information and registrations forms can be found on the 4-H web site.

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