“Everybody cares about water,” says Hong, who is with the East Metro Water Resources Education Program. She has spent the last 12 years teaching communities about water. From invasive species to stormwater runoff to chemical pollution, there are many threats to water quality. One tool that brings people together is the Watershed Game.
Rick Carlson had no big goal in mind when he started his farm, except for to build University of Minnesota Extension 4-H clubs in Carver County to help youth explore llamas. For more than a decade, he has put endless hours into working with 4-H youth to ensure they have a positive, hands-on experience.