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4-H Outdoor Education

Preserving Alabama’s Biodiversity

Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

Alabama 4-H engaged with 42,152 young people in hands-on learning about what is special about our state–the water, fish, trees, and wildlife.

Delivery Snapshot

  • 4-H is in every Alabama county
  • 161,937 young people enrolled

Through 4-H Alabama Water Watch, Forestry, RiverKids, Sportfishing, the Wildlife Habitat Education Program, and the 4-H Science School, young people learned about the outdoors. They also identified species, managed the habitat, and explored freshwater.

  • 150+ native species of flora and fauna studied
  • 78 natural resource assessments conducted
  • 212 miles of freshwater paddled
  • 50 citizen science water data records submitted

The Bottom Line

4-H is equipping young people with the knowledge and skills to protect and conserve Alabama’s valuable resources.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2408 Alabama 4-H Outdoor Education Impact Report.

For more information on Alabama 4-H programs, view the statewide impact report. Contact your county Extension office to learn about local opportunities.

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