Natural Resources Program

The Texas 4-H Program offers diverse projects and activities involving exploring and experiencing the vast natural resources within the state. Projects include 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP), 4-H Outdoor Challenge, 4-H Wildlife Project, 4-H Sportfishing Project, 4-H Shooting Sports Project, events and activities related to each project, a variety of summer camp experiences, and a wide array of curriculum enrichment school programs. In addition, training opportunities are available for adults and youth throughout the year. Dates and locations are frequently updated on the Texas 4-H Natural Resources Program calendar and within specific program webpages.
Outdoor Challenge   Sportfishing   Shooting Sports
As never before, today’s youth face an ever- increasing disassociation with nature and its resources. This is as a result of many factors including urbanization, educational priorities, family structure, culture, priorities, values, and beliefs.
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  Fishing is an easy outdoor activity that is fun for the entire family, and provides much more than just the catch. Remember though, the activity is called “fishing”, not “catching”.
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  The Shooting Sports Project is a comprehensive introduction to shooting sports safety and the fundamentals of archery, pistol, rifle, shotgun, muzzleloading, and hunting.
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WHEP   Wildlife   Calendar & Events
The Texas 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is an interactive program that teaches youth about wildlife, habitat, habitat management, and natural resources stewardship.
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  Wildlife is all around us regardless of where we live and how wild or not the world around us seems. Only a matter of observation will open a person’s eyes, along with their other senses, to the natural world of the living creatures among us.
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Natural Resources Program Refund Policy
4-H Connect has a general NO REFUND POLICY. However, for Texas 4-H Natural Resources events, written/email refund requests received prior to two weeks from the event start date will be granted minus a 15% processing fee. Written/email requests received later than two weeks prior to event start date will be granted minus a 50% processing fee. All refund requests should include whom the refund check should be written to (County/Club/Individual) and a mailing address. Requests must be emailed to: Please note: Refund requests may take up to 6-8 weeks for processing and delivery of check.
Contact Information
Mr. Larry Hysmith
Extension Program Specialist
4180 S Highway 6 S
College Station, TX 77845
Phone: 979-845-1214 ~ Fax: 979-845-6495

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