Current Versions of Registration Form, References, Handbook,Rules and Regulations & Score Sheets available for 2016 Competition

Below you will find the current PDF versions of relevant documents for the 2016 Ohio 4H Forestry Competition:

2016 Ohio 4-H Forestry Registration Form

Ohio 4-H Forestry References 2016

Ohio 4H Forestry Handbook 2015-Final 6-15

Forestry Rules and Regs -Final 6-15

Score Sheets for 2015:

Tree ID Score Sheet-Ohio 4H Forestry -Final 6-15

Topo Map Score Sheet-Ohio 4-H Forestry-Final 6-15

Measurements Score Sheet-Ohio 4-H Forestry-final 6-15

Insects Score Sheet-Ohio 4H Forestry – Final 6-15

Diseases Score Sheet-4H Forestry-Final 6-15

Compass Pacing Score Sheet- Ohio 4-H Forestry-Final 6-15

Ohio 4-H Forestry Contacts 2016

  • 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


Official Tree List – Ohio 4-H Forestry

Below is the official tree list for the Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition IMG_0127

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:

Continue reading Official Tree List – Ohio 4-H Forestry

Mark your calendars! Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition at Hocking College on June 24, 2016

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 (  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 – or 740-710-3009

To register contact:  Travis West –  or 740-596-5212


4-H Forestry Partners

Hold June 24, 2016 for Next Year’s Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition at Hocking College


Imagine your team here in 2016. Ohio’s 2015 team from Sheridan High School in Perry County

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.

2016 Ohio 4-H Forestry Competition – Flyer

For more information, contact

Dave Apsley at / 740-710-3009

Travis West

Jim Downs