Forsyth County Extension News & Events:
4-H Make It Monday
4-H Marine Monday
Kroger Community Rewards
You can help support our local 4-H program by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards. With this program, a small percentage of your purchase will come back to our 4-H Club here in Forsyth County at no cost to you. Click the link below for sign up information! Please note: participating in this requires you to renew your support each year.
40 Under 40 Launched by Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News in 2018, the Fruit and Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards represent a broad spectrum of agriculture industry professionals.
Rock Eagle Chapel Nearly destroyed by fire in 2019, the Rock Eagle Chapel at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center was restored with the help of generous donations from supporters.
Tree Sex When planting trees, not appreciating different tree genders can lead to many unwanted problems.
Oct 23 Adopt-A-Stream Macroinvertebrate Workshop Learn how to sample the biological diversity of a stream! The macroinvertebrates found in a stream are excellent indicators of the condition of both water quality and habitat. This workshop will focus on collection techniques as well as macroinvertebrate identification. Participants who pass the course will be certified to sample macros for Georgia Adopt-A-Stream for one year.
- Zebulon, GA - (77.0 Miles)
Oct 23 Athens Area Sustainable Growers Fall Field Day Coordinated by Clarke, Barrow, and Oglethorpe County Extension Offices. This field day is designed for small market farmers using sustainable practices. Registration fee includes all courses, trade show, and dinner.
- Athens, GA - (53.0 Miles)
Oct 26 Georgia Master Naturalist The Georgia Master Naturalist program is a series of weekly programs with specific environmental topics. This program is a hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. This program is a combination of lectures and outside hands-on learning through field studies and relevant resources. An informed person can help make changes in their lives as well as their community and safeguard the environment. After completing this fun and interactive program, Georgia Master Naturalists are encouraged to share their knowledge with their communities by volunteering in local schools or nature centers. Barrow County topics: Basic Ecology, Native Plants and Pollinators, Water Conservation; Trees of Georgia; mammals of Georgia; Herpetology; Fish and Fisheries; Birds of Georgia; Edible Plants; Forest Management; Invasive Plants, and more!
- Winder, GA - (32.0 Miles)