Congratulations Henderson County 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Teams!
WHEP competition in May 7 at Millstone 4-H Center: all Henderson County competitors went home with medals!
Jr team (ages 9 – 13)—-2nd place
Tanner Queen – 3rd place individual
Jr Team—-3rd place – first time competitors
Sr. Team—1st Place
Hannah Worrell – 1st place individual
Special thanks to Coach Ranae Worrell!
WHEP is a national 4-H program that:
- teaches 4-Hers about the fundamentals of wildlife management
- brings 4-Hers together to develop team skills
- promotes and develops leadership skills among 4-Hers
- provides an opportunity for 4-Hers to work with natural resource professionals.
Although WHEP is a competitive event, its primary purpose is to increase participant’s knowledge of wildlife management while promoting life skills. The basis of the program is the NC WHEP Learning and Activity Guide, which covers wildlife habitat management concepts and helps participants prepare for the annual state contest.
Click here for more information about the NC WHEP program.