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Wildlife Biology Project

Discover Minnesota's diverse wildlife habitat in prairies, forests, wetlands or your own backyard. Learn about wildlife populations, diversity, the elements that impact their habitats, and how to become a steward of the land. Activities may include tracking wildlife, building nesting boxes, and exploring careers such as wildlife biologists and naturalists.


State & regional events

To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

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Shooting Sports & Wildlife Leader Certification

Shooting Sports & Wildlife instructors must be certified. This is a weekend training designed to cover the needed knowledge and rules to become a certified instructor in one discipline: Archery, Muzzle loading, Shotgun, Air Rifle/Air Pistol/.22 Rifle, Wildlife and Coordinator. It covers life skills, state regulations, and content skills needed for each of the six disciplines. More info.

4-H Regional & State Project Bowls

Project Bowls are an exciting way for youth to explore a project area. Teams compete in quiz competitions with questions about specific project areas. Project Bowls are available for Dairy, Dog, General Livestock (Beef, Sheep & Swine), Horse, Poultry, Rabbit and Wildlife projects. Winners of the Regional Bowls advance to the State Bowl. More info.

Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. Over 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.

Wildlife Biology Project resources

Project leader resources

Other online resources

4-H Youth record keeping

Project evaluation

Contact

To get involved with the 4-H Wildlife Biology Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Rebecca Meyer, Extension educator
meyer178@umn.edu
218-726-6467

All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.


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