The 2nd Annual Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition is fast approaching. It is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and Hocking College. Last year’s winners from Sheridan High School in Perry County earned the right to represent Ohio in the National Competition. Be sure to let us know if you need help preparing your team for 2016.
The event will take place on June 24, 2016 at the Hocking College Natural Resources Building in Nelsonville, OH. The Registration deadline for the contest is June 13, 2016. A link to the registration form can be found at the bottom of this post. The contest is modeled after the National 4-H Forestry Invitational (http://www.4hforestryinvitational.org). The winning team will represent Ohio at the National Competition at Jackson’s Mill 4-H Camp in Weston, WV on July 31-August 4th.
Information flyer and registration form: 2016 Ohio 4-H Forestry
For general contest information contact: Dave Apsley – firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-710-3009
To register contact: Travis West – email@example.com or 740-596-5212
The team that places first at the Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition earns the right to represent Ohio at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational which takes place at Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Conference Center in Weston, WV (July 31- August 4, 2016).
Below you will find the current PDF versions of relevant documents for the 2016 Ohio 4H Forestry Competition:
Score Sheets for 2015:
Hocking College is located just west of Nelsonville, OH
For more information visit:
- Dave Apsley, Ohio State University Extension, Natural Resources Specialist
17 Standpipe Road, Jackson, OH 45640
- Travis West, Ohio State University Extension-Vinton County, County Director and Extension Educator-4-H Youth Development
- James Downs, Hocking College, School of Natural Resources, Forestry Management Instructor
- Stephanie Downs, Hocking College, School of Natural Resources, Forestry Management Instructor
The lists consists of 56 trees (11 conifers and 45 broadleaf species).
To download a PDF Version of the Tree List click here: Ohio Tree List 2015 Final-6-15
Below you will find that the common names are highlighted and serve as hyperlinks to the Virginia Tech Dendrology Fact sheets:
It’s never too early to start pulling your team together for 2016. Be sure to take some time to explore the resources throughout this site, and mark your calendar for June 24, 2016.
For more information, contact
Dave Apsley at firstname.lastname@example.org / 740-710-3009
Travis West email@example.com
Jim Downs firstname.lastname@example.org