Teton Trails Hiking Club gets 4-H’ers out of doors

Courtesy of Judy Gonsalves
Members of the Teton Trails Hiking 4-H Club of Driggs get ready to hike up the Teton Canyon Trail. From left are, Wes Kilsby, Luke Gankofski, Ally Kilsby, Shea Myers, Rylee Kilsby, Eli Kilsby and Seth Gankofski. About 6 million youths in the U.S. participate in 4-H, according to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture website. Each year, during the first full week of October, National 4-H Week showcases 4-H youths and the variety of projects 4-H offers. The 2017 National 4-H week begins Sunday.

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Ag tour educates, informs

Courtesy of the West Side Soil & Water Conservation District
Area residents visit G2 Ag Research and learn about corn growing in a trial test plot on Corey Dixon's during last week's West Side Soil & Water Conservation District sponsored tour. The West and Eeast Side districts organize educational tours, workshops and activities for school children to promote good agricultural and conservation practices.

Last week’s ag tour aimed to educate and inform.

Living off the Land: Getting youths involved

Lance Ellis

We live in an era when youths have many different entertainment and activity options that were not available even 20 years ago. Whether it’s video games, social networking or sports, they have many electronic or social activity options to choose from, and nowadays one activity that does not make the top of their list is working in the garden.

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