Texas 4-H Wildlife & Fisheries
Become a nature watcher! Learn to tell the difference between different types of fish and animals by learning about animal species. Nature is all around you – no matter where you live! You will explore your natural surroundings through this project, including conservation and wildlife management.
Experiences and learning opportunities includes:
- habitat management
- wildlife biology and ecology
- hunting and fishing
- wildlife watching
4-H Roundup Wildlife Challenge
The 4-H Roundup Wildlife Challenge covers material found within five 4-H Natural Resources projects: Wildlife Habitat Education Project (WHEP), the hunting & wildlife discipline in shooting sports, entomology, forestry, and sportfishing. Contestants will explore all five of these projects while preparing for the challenge.
- 2016 Wildlife Challenge Rules, Procedures, and Study Resource (Contest held June 9, 2016)
The Texas 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Project (WHEP) State Contest covers information in the current National WHEP Manual and the WHEP Contest Rules and Procedures documents below.
- General WHEP Contest Rules and Procedures
- 2016 State Contest Announcement
- 2016 State Contest Rules and Procedures -Coming Soon- (Contest held June 25-26, 2016)
Practice Wildlife Contests
Practice contests are held at various locations around the state for adult leaders and youth to learn contest format and procedures, and practice application of knowledge and skills. These practice contests typically cover either WHEP or Wildlife Challenge.
Stock Show Wildlife Contests
All stock show contests registrations are made through the local county AgriLife Extension offices.
- State Fair Wildlife Contest (2016 Information Coming Soon)
- Fort Worth Stock Show Wildlife Contest (2017 Information Coming Soon)
- San Antonio Livestock Exposition Wildlife Contest (2017 Information Coming Soon)
- Houston Livestock Show Wildlife Contest (2017 Information Coming Soon)