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Water Conservation: half-empty or half-full?

Regional Webinar Series

4H and Water: how to empower youth to protect water resources

The webinar presented three youth educational programs: 4-H20 Replenish Project (Georgia Cooperative Extension), 4-H2O Ambassador Program (Southern Region), and Junior Master Gardener Program (National program).

Note: The webinar was recorded on February 15, 2011.

Presentations and Webinar Materials:

Webinar Recording:

The webinar was recorded using Elluminate Live! on-line collaborative environment. In Elluminate, you can use the sliding bar at the very bottom of your screen to scroll to the specific presentation:

  • Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassador Program – the eighth mark on the sliding bar (time indicator at the bottom right corner will report "In session for 4 hours and 8 minutes")
  • 4-H20 Replenish Project (Georgia) – scroll to the point where the time indicator in the lower right corner states "In session for 4 hours and 28 minutes"
  • National Junior Master Gardener Program – scroll to the point where the time indicator in the lower right corner states "In session for 4 hours and 57 minutes"
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Additional Resources:

Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassadors Program

The Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassador Program addresses key concepts related to watershed to educate and empower youth and to conserve and protect our water resources. The program is coordinated by Ms. Ashley Osborne, University of Kentucky

Additional Information:

Southern Region 4-H2O Ambassadors Program
4-H2O Ambassadors on YouTube
4-H2O Ambassadors Program – Brochure

Junior Master Gardener Program

Junior Master Gardener (JMG) is an international youth gardening program of the University Extension network. Program's mission is to grow good kids by igniting a passion for learning, success, and service through a unique gardening education.

Additional Information:

Junior Master Gardener Home
Junior Master Gardener – Curricula
2011 National JMG(R) Specialist Training

Coca-Cola 4-H20 Replenish Project

In late June 2009, Georgia 4-H was named one of four states in the country to receive the Coca-Cola Foundation 4-H20 Replenish Project Grant from National 4-H Council. Georgia has moved forward with its plan to involve ten counties and all five 4-H centers in this statewide water conservation program.
Georgia 4-H Participation (as of June 2010 and counting): 49,313 participants (2,303,808 gallons of water saved).

Additional Information:

Georgia 4H: Coca-Cola 4-H20 Replenish Project
National 4-H Council: 4-H2Online
Georgia 4-H

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