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4-H clover 4-H environmental science project

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Explore ecosystems and wildlife in a forest or your own backyard and learn how you can be a good steward.

What can you do?

In the environmental science project, you can:

  • Learn about environmental challenges, such as climate change, pollution, erosion, etc.
  • Keep a phenology journal to track environmental changes throughout a season.
  • Create a vlog detailing hiking, camping, paddling, backyard and other adventures.
  • Collect wildflowers growing near where you live.

These are just some of the many ways you can participate in this project. 

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