4-H Pistol Club Welcomes New Members Washington County 4-H has added a Pistol Club to their Shooting Sports program for the 2017 season. To participate in the Pistol Shooting Sports Club, youth must be age 12 or older. Cost will be approximately $13 per child, per session. This will cover range feeds, targets and ammo.
Community Garden Talk March 24 Participating in a community garden can reward you with many benefits. The benefits include eating more healthy locally grown produce, engaging in physical activity, skill building, beautification, socialization and more. Community Gardens come in all shapes and forms. Some gardens are GIFT Gardens (Growing Illinois Food Together), and the produce
Washington County 4-H Awards Workshop-Two Date Options March 22 and March 28 there will be Awards and Recognition Workshops for Washington County 4-H members at the Extension Office in Nashville. Members and parents can select the date that works best for their schedule. Both sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and give participants a
Winter Tree Identification Workshop Recently Held For Area Residents –– U of I Extension News, March 1, 2017
Winter Tree Identification Workshop Chris Evans, Research Forester for University of Illinois Extension recently presented a workshop on Winter Tree Identification. The workshop had over 30 participants from Bond, Clinton, Marion, Jefferson and Washington Counties. The cool temperatures and intermittent rain did not deter them from learning in an outdoor classroom. The class was held
4-H Barn Quilts Club The 4-H Barn Quilts Special Interest (SPIN) Club will be kicking off the Spring season soon. The second year of this exciting club will continue the project they began last year with beautiful barn quilts to be displayed across Washington County. Youth learn to construct the frame, prime the wood, visual