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Content by Katherine Jaeger

A young girl with a notebook observing a sprig of flower blossoms.

Citizen Science in Your Own Backyard With Phenology

Have you ever noticed the first buds breaking on the trees outside? Perhaps you have made note of when you see the first robin of the spring? If so, then you have been studying phenology without even knowing it.

a group of young adults and adults posing in front of a furbearer display

SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Launches Comprehensive Furbearer Education Program for Youth

November 04, 2019

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program recently announced a partnership with South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks and the South Dakota Trappers Association to launch a new, comprehensive furbearer education program for youth.

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SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Camp Policies and Procedures

Throughout the manual, various policies indicate that they are in addition to the policies and procedures in place at the camping facilities. As a renter of camping facilities, SDSU Extension and South Dakota 4-H will follow all policies and procedures outlined at the facilities rented and employ any additional policies as needed.

Two young women wearing layers of winter clothing walking down a snowy road

Get Outside This Winter: Layer for Your Outdoor Adventures

December 18, 2018

Do you avoid going outside in the winter months because you hate being cold? I used to, too. Then, a friend told me, "there is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing choices," this message stopped me in my tracks.